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REVIEWED: Matt Pond – “The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand”

It’s Always Complicated In Philadelphia By Eric Webb I know exactly what you’re thinking — you’ve got some feels you need to take care of. This is not a time for dancing, no. This is a time for stewing about … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Tegan and Sara — “Heartthrob”

Repent, and Confess Thy Synths By Eric Webb It’s been 13 years since Tegan and Sara’s debut album, and all I can think is, “Do you think the Grammys will try to nominate them for Best New Artist?” It’s happened … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: The Joy Formidable — “Wolf’s Law”

Rock, Rock Against the Dying of the Light By Eric Webb Dylan Thomas. Catherine Zeta-Jones. Tom Jones. A law banning all use of vowels. The Joy Formidable. These are the best things about Wales. If you drink the nectar of … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Walk the Moon — “Tightrope EP”

Short Stroll the Moon By Eric Webb The scene: my car. The time: night and day. The position of my thumb on my iPod: on the “back” button. The song: “anywayican” off of Walk the Moon’s new Tightrope EP. I … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Solange — “True”

You Should Knowles Better By Eric Webb Mario and Luigi. Thor and Loki. Alec Baldwin and all other manner of Baldwin. Pop culture loves a good tale of sibling rivalry. It also loves Beyoncé. But does it have room in … Continue reading

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Bat for Lashes — “The Haunted Man”

Darker, Fuller Lashes By Eric Webb Natasha Khan, you’re a spooky lady. You, with your emotive, melodramatic voice. You, with your ever-unsettling, curio-shop tunes and witch doctor beats. You, with your art school lyrics. You, with your … y’know, doing … Continue reading

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Benjamin Gibbard — “Former Lives”

Win One For the Gibbard By Eric Webb Death Cab For Cutie singer Ben Gibbard would have to commercially release a blank CD-R for me dislike one of his albums. I come to Former Lives with that bias out in … Continue reading

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