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All reviews by Zach-branson

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Rallidae – Turned, And Was

Posted Oct. 31, 2017, 8:40 a.m.

Rallidae – Turned, And Was

The other week a friend and I went to a jazz club - the Lilypad in Cambridge, MA. We didn’t know who was playing there ... read more

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The Menzingers – After The Party

Posted March 21, 2017, 6:01 p.m.

The Menzingers – After The Party

The Menzingers are a four-piece punk band from Scranton, PA, sharing the same hometown as band sibling Tigers Jaw. Although not musically the same, The ... read more

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All Them Witches – Sleeping Through The War

Posted Feb. 27, 2017, 5:59 p.m.

All Them Witches – Sleeping Through The War

All Them Witches is a rock band with a psychedelic blues tinge that reflects their southern-but-also-hip hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. Although All Them Witches can ... read more

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Diarrhea Planet – Turn To Gold

Posted June 27, 2016, 7:26 p.m.

Diarrhea Planet – Turn To Gold

I recently saw Weiner, a documentary about Anthony Weiner, the New York politician who completely obliterated his career with a sexting scandal, including a dick ... read more

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Music Band – Wake Up Laughing

Posted May 9, 2016, 6:03 p.m.

Music Band – Wake Up Laughing

Music Band, along with JEFF the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet, forms the Infinity Cat triad, the latest representatives of the Nashville indie punk scene. I’ll ... read more

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Explosions in the Sky – The Wilderness

Posted May 2, 2016, 8:52 p.m.

Explosions in the Sky – The Wilderness

It’s been five years since Texas post-rock outfit Explosions in the Sky released Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, which makes this the longest between-album ... read more

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Endless Mike and the Beagle Club – St. Paul

Posted April 11, 2016, 5:52 p.m.

Endless Mike and the Beagle Club – St. Paul

Endless Mike and the Beagle Club are from Johnstown, PA (about an hour outside of my second home, Pittsburgh), and their album St. Paul (produced ... read more

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Bunnygrunt – Vol. 4

Posted March 14, 2016, 8:21 a.m.

Bunnygrunt – Vol. 4

St. Louis indie pop band Bunnygrunt will probably always be stuck with the 90s cuddlecore label, as much as they may hate it. The lovable ... read more

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Hinds – Leave Me Alone

Posted Feb. 22, 2016, 7:27 p.m.

Hinds – Leave Me Alone

When Hinds’ debut Leave Me Alone started with a jamming guitar riff, I was scared that this Spanish (but English-singing) all-girls rock band was going ... read more

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Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

Posted Dec. 28, 2015, 11:31 p.m.

Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

Similar to how people said, “Alright, I guess we’re done with the novel now” after James Joyce’s Ulysses, I thought, “Alright, I guess we’re done ... read more

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Dilly Dally – Sore

Posted Nov. 30, 2015, 9:52 p.m.

Dilly Dally – Sore

Dilly Dally is a four-piece rock band from Toronto who describes themselves as “#softgrunge” on their Facebook page - I'm not sure how serious it ... read more

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Deafheaven – New Bermuda

Posted Oct. 12, 2015, 11:01 p.m.

Deafheaven – New Bermuda

Deafheaven’s Sunbather was the antithesis of a sophomore slump. The album produced armies of lovers and haters, who debated whether or not the album was ... read more

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Desaparecidos – Payola

Posted Sept. 7, 2015, 9:04 p.m.

Desaparecidos – Payola

Desaparecidos is the Omaha emo outfit led by Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes fame. Payola is the band’s second album, and it’s been 13 years ... read more

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Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy

Posted Aug. 24, 2015, 6:36 p.m.

Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy

Titus Andronicus (+@, as they shorten it) is a punk outfit led by Patrick Stickles, an obvious obsessive who has spent the last three +@ ... read more

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Mittenfields – Optimists

Posted July 21, 2015, 9:32 a.m.

Mittenfields – Optimists

Optimists is the debut LP from Washington D.C. emo/indie-rock outfit Mittenfields. The band’s influences are immediately recognizable: Singer Dave Mann obviously listens to Modest Mouse ... read more

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Algiers – Algiers

Posted June 29, 2015, 5:49 p.m.

Algiers – Algiers

I feel like I’ve seen a lot of bands forcing genres together - black metal and shoegaze (Deafheaven), indie rock and hip-hop (Why?), jazz fusion ... read more

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Death Grips – Jenny Death

Posted April 27, 2015, 8:24 a.m.

Death Grips – Jenny Death

I almost don’t want to write a review for experimental rap outfit Death Grips, because I feel like I’d be giving them exactly what they ... read more

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Viet Cong – Viet Cong

Posted March 23, 2015, 10:09 p.m.

Viet Cong – Viet Cong

Canadian art rock band Women disbanded in 2012, and ex-members Matthew Flegel and Michael Wallace formed Viet Cong almost immediately afterwards. They released an EP, ... read more

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...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead – IX

Posted Feb. 23, 2015, 6:46 p.m.

...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead – IX

I always get scared when I listen to a new album by a band that I listened to in middle school. Throwing all the embarrassing ... read more

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Iceage – Plowing into the Field of Love

Posted Feb. 16, 2015, 8:39 a.m.

Iceage –  Plowing into the Field of Love

If Danish punk band Iceage’s debut New Brigade gave us just that, then it looks like their third album Plowing into the Field of Love ... read more

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