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EP Review: Samurai Shin – The Prelude

Building off of the Samurai Shin Manga series which began this spring, the story’s creators Mikel Miles and Ivan Earl Aguilar have released The Prelude EP which looks to pick up even more momentum for their creative universe. Drawing inspiration from Samurai Champloo and Afro Samurai, Samurai Shin is an …

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EP Review: Vacances – The Wild

Brooklyn group Vacances have recently turned heads with several catchy singles leading up to their EP The Wild, a unique project that shows off a wealth of influences. Vacances draw inspiration from indie rock acts both old and new, and the band holds a sound that should appeal to fans …

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Album Review: Taylor Grey – Space Case

Taylor Grey is a Stanford singer-songwriter and is one of pop’s up-and-coming stars. She’s previously released two EPs, and her debut album Space Case just dropped June 16th. Grey is building a name for herself with her infectious pop and R&B stories. The current single off the album is “Miami,” …

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Album review: LANY

For fans of Copeland or The 1975, one of Rolling Stone’s top 10 artists you need to know and a group that you definitely can’t avoid online is indie-pop outfit, LANY. LANY‘s music alone has built them publicity since 2015’s Make Out and I Loved You EP’s, but the band have since been teasing …

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Album Review: Lea Porcelain – Hymns to the Night

German post-punkers Lea Porcelain comprise a foundation on which Julien Bracht and Markus Nikolaus closely collaborate. Initially a long-distance project bolstered by the merit of two fruitful solo careers, the Frankfurt duo’s chemistry felt all the more solid. In fact, mere hours into their first ever in-person recording session, they …

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Album Review: Inertia – The Process

Inertia are a Southern California metal band who recently made a noteworthy statement with their debut LP The Process. For a debut album, The Process features a diverse combination of influences ranging from prog rock to metalcore and Inertia make it clear that they hold big intentions as a rising group. While …

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Album Review: Common Tongues – Divisions

Common Tongues’ debut album Divisions brings a new progressive voice to the world of folk music mixing with alternative rock and synthetic pop instrumentations. Applying tangled harmonies, complex melodies, and compelling lyrical themes together to create an alluring sound that will catch a hold of listener’s ears. This 5-piece alternative/indie …

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