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Album Review: Metz – Strange Peace

“Mess Of Wires” is the churning, hypnotic intro track on Metz’ third album “Strange Peace.” Within seconds, the Canadian noise rock trio reminds the world of its songwriting prowess and its ability to select the perfect tones. The song that follows, “Drained Lake,” is another feat that could only be pulled off by musicians as […]

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Father John Misty And The Misadventures of Josh Tillman

“I may act like a lunatic, but if you think I’m fucking crazy, you’re mistaken,” sings Josh Tillman, who goes by the moniker Father John Misty, on his second full-length album, I Love You, Honeybear. The statement, coming off part self-realization and part self-denial, is par for the course in Tillman’s self-absorbed and introspective world. […]

“Wide Awake” ft. Cat Power- J Mascis

  On “Every Morning,” the first single from J Mascis’ new solo album Tied to a Star, the Dinosaur Jr. singer/guitarist was struggling to get through the day; “Every morning makes it hard on me,” he depressingly whined. To summon the strength to head out into world he had to softly beg “Oh baby won’t […]