CD Reviews

Review: The Tuxedo by Tuxedo

Review: The Tuxedo by Tuxedo

Artist: Tuxedo Album: The Tuxedo Genre: Funky Dance & House Recommended if you like: Michael Jackson, Mayer Hawthorne, Parliament Funkadelic Get ready to class up the joint. Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One have teamed up to deliver you some funky fresh baby making magic. ...

Rebekah Romberg

April 20th, 2015

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Review: Self Love by Touché Amore/Self Defense Family

Review: Self Love by Touché Amore/Self Defense Family

Artist: Touché Amoré and Self Defense Family Album: Self Love Genre: Post-hardcore Recommended if You Like: Defeater, Modern Life Is War, Polar Bear Club, Have Heart A couple of weeks ago Deathwish records had a major release day, Harms Ways’ Rust, a split between ...

Danny Steiner

April 13th, 2015

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Review: Strangers to Ourselves by Modest Mouse

Review: Strangers to Ourselves by Modest Mouse

Artist: Modest Mouse Album: Strangers to Ourselves Genre: Alternative Rock Recommended if you like: The Shins, Death Cab For Cutie, The Arcade Fire, Ugly Casanova It has been eight years since Modest Mouse’s last full length album. They return with this interesting ...

Sam Bulkley

April 9th, 2015

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Review: Kintsugi by Death Cab for Cutie

Review: Kintsugi by Death Cab for Cutie

Artist: Death Cab for Cutie Album: Kintsugi Genre: Indie Rock Recommended if you like: The Postal Service, The Shins, Minus the Bear, The Decemberists Kintsugi is Death Cab for Cutie’s eighth full length album and not the let down we’ve all been expecting. With ...

Molly MacDougall

April 6th, 2015

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Review: Reverie State by Field Division

Review: Reverie State by Field Division

Folkwave Duo Dazzles with Dreamy Debut Artist: Field Division                                   Release Date: October 2014 Album: Reverie State                                  Rating:★★★½ out of 5 stars Recommended If You Like: Folkwave, King Crimson, Fleetwood Mac, Enya, ...

Sean Kennedy

February 18th, 2015

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Review: Ian Pooley — <i>What I Do</i>

Review: Ian Pooley — What I Do

Ian Pooley is a very hard-working producer and DJ. Not only has he released 11 albums since 1993, he has recorded dozens of singles under his name or at least 13 other alter egos. German-born, Pooley takes many cues from other countries, especially Brazil, and on his new ...

Alex Hall

February 15th, 2013

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Review: Beach Fossils — <i>Clash the Truth</i>

Review: Beach Fossils — Clash the Truth

As long as recording equipment is relatively cheap, we will always have kids who learn three chords and then record an album in their bedroom. It’s not a bad thing at all, but it does increase the volume of CDs we get considerably. So it’s nice when one of those bands, Beach

Alex Hall

February 15th, 2013

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Review: Van She — <i>Idea of Happiness</i>

Review: Van She — Idea of Happiness

Celebrating their second full-length release in 4 years, Australian quartet Van She show they have lost none of their potency. Their unabated electronic style has attracted listeners for not only its uniqueness but also its honesty. The band distills Caribbean influences on ...

Alex Hall

August 30th, 2012

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Review: Divine Fits — <i>A Thing Called Divine Fits</i>

Review: Divine Fits — A Thing Called Divine Fits

When established musicians get together to form supergroups, there is always the temptation to look at the group as the synthesis of all other groups associated with it. For instance, the Canadian supergroup Swan Lake is always going to be Destroyer+Wolf Parade+Frog Eyes to ...

Alex Hall

August 30th, 2012

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Fort Collins' Fierce Bad Rabbit new album influenced by Arcade Fire

There is a reason why people are proud to be a Fort Collins’ local; we have some awesome stuff come out of this town. Maybe it’s because I’m already in weekend mode, but the thought of a cold Red Hoptober in my hand couldn’t sound better. Or maybe it’s because I’ve spent the

Michael Elizabeth Sakas

August 16th, 2012

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