Tag: Caleb Ortiz

The Districts’ ‘You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere’ Album Review

Coming off nearly two years of teaser tracks that hinted at a more vibrant and indie pop-sound, Philadelphia native band The Districts delivered You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere on Fat Possum Records, a record that is intimate, quaint, and often heartbreaking.

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Wargirl’s ‘Dancing Gold’, Album Review

From Afro-Punk, to funk, to disco, garage rock, and a slight tint of psychedelia, Wargirl effortlessly mixes these genres and craft a sound that is uniquely their own. The six piece released their latest album, Dancing Gold, at the end of May which they recorded at Clouds Hill in Hamburg Germany.

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The Strokes’ ‘The New Abnormal’ Album Review

While not ground breaking or completely revolutionary in the rock genre, The New Abnormal shines as The Strokes’ best effort in more than a decade and offers a stark reminder of why we fell in love with them seventeen years ago when Room On Fire graced our CD and cassette players.

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M. Ward’s ‘Migration Stories’ Album Review

 In such a strange time of world history, M. Ward’s ninth full LP Migration Stories, out now via ANTI-, finds its way to present soothing soundscapes and impressive instrument writing. Throughout the 11 track album, M. Ward presents songs that ring from his tried and true methods of songs.

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Wasted Shirt’s ‘Fungus II’ Album Review

Terrific song structure, passion for songwriting, and expert instrumentation are the stars of Wasted Shirt’s debut record. Despite some repetition problems on some tracks, every song is more than capable to draw awe and wonder from the amazing drum riffs being delivered by Chippendale and Segall’s increasingly impressive ability to put another project under his belt.

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