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REVIEWED: Vampire Weekend — “Modern Vampires of the City”

Bats … To The Future By Eric Webb The weekend is over. Welcome to the Vampire Event Horizon. The ever-erudite rapscallions from Columbia U have so fully realized their signature sound that they’ve become consumed by it — they have … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: IO Echo – “Ministry of Love”

Freshman Orientation By Matt IO Echo’s debut album, Ministry of Love, is good. But it’s not very good. It’s a frustrating listen, because it reaches some exhilarating highs but draws up a sort of middling compromise between shoegaze and dark alt-pop in between. … Continue reading

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REC CENTER: Matt’s Picks for 4/12/13

It is a day for summery music, and also for unadulterated fun. These songs come with a money back guarantee.

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REVIEWED: The Story So Far – “What You Don’t See”

Hard Core Parkour! By Matt There’s been a swell in productive output from the “pop-punk-meets-melodic-hardcore” genre in recent years. Bands range from the more pop-punk (Fireworks, Transit) to the more hardcore (Set Your Goals, Title Fight, Such Gold). 2013 is shaping up to … Continue reading

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REC CENTER: Eric’s Picks for 4/9/13

I’ve been fighting a battle since I was in elementary school. Namely, I would like to not have the same body shape as a sock filled with sand. I’ve always been a jogger because it doesn’t require complex motor skills … Continue reading

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Matt’s SXSW Recap: Part 2

Continued from Part 1 SXSW has now been over for about a hundred months, and this is now completely irrelevant. But it’s also cathartic, so bear with me? Thursday Since Thursday was the first day I didn’t have to volunteer, … Continue reading

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REVIEWED: Justin Timberlake — “The 20/20 Experience”

Tuxedos: The Reason For the Season By Eric Webb Justin Timberlake will be famous for the rest of his life. Sorry ’bout cha, Nick Carter. The reality of JT’s singular status as a entertainer wraps around The 20/20 Experience like … Continue reading

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