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Album Rumble: U2 – The Joshua Tree

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I last wrote about U2 after attending the 2011 concert at Heinz Field. I decided it was time to check back in with The Joshua Tree during this, the 30th Anniversary of its release. A version of this review first appeared on The Spill Magazine. Music feeds nostalgia, it places moments in time, and for a certain generation, few records… Read more »

Album Review: Jen Gloeckner – Vine

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Perfecting the atmosphere of a record is a tricky thing. Jen Gleockner may not have quite revived the Morcheeba or Lamb on Vine, but she did the next thing, reminded us that the threads of their music remain vibrant and relevant.

30Hz New Music Radar 3/3/17: Methyl Ethel – Everything Is Forgotten

  Woke up today. To everything gray. And all that I saw just kept going on and on. -Guster   What a weird day. Thwarted attempt to be productive followed by another thwarted attempt. Had a tremendous banter going with the guy at Goodwill that almost fell over when I handed him my old boat anchor receiver. Road closed. Road… Read more »

30Hz New Music Radar 2/17/17: Maggie Rogers – Now That the Light is Fading EP

Welcome to February 17th. It’s pretty much President’s Day Eve already. If hearing President’s Day Eve doesn’t feel sobering, I congratulate you on being a stone-cold rock in a hail-storm. But about the music.    I’m scrapped for time, but seeing as how I’m trying to be consistent in recommending top-notch tunes week after week after week I can’t take… Read more »

30Hz New Music Radar 2/10/17: Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now

  Welcome to February 10th of the year we all turned to Tom Waits and whiskey for comfort.  Our psychological well being has taken a hit, but our attention to new music doesn’t have to. Good music, in fact, is the thing we all desperately need. I sift through the dozens of new releases each week trying to find you… Read more »