CD Reviews

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: Ian Pooley — What I Do

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: Beach Fossils — Clash the Truth

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: Van She — Idea of Happiness

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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Review: Divine Fits — A Thing Called Divine Fits

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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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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