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Album Review: Approach – “Make-Out With Violence”

by Nathan Cardiff Sixteen massive tracks and over an hour in length, the sprawling landscape that Make-Out With Violence inhabits is a stunning one. There

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Midwest Music Foundation Releases “Midwestern Audio Vol. 2: Electric Hullabaloo”

by Nathan Cardiff The Midwest Music Foundation has just released the second compilation of singles from fantastic local acts, new and old. The mix features

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Album Review: Approach – “Vanilla Brass”

by Nathan Cardiff Vanilla Brass plays almost exactly like a live performance from Approach; it’s entertaining, provoking, and most of all engaging. Approach manages to

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Album Review: The Noise FM – “Attraction”

by Nathan Cardiff I’ve been attempting to pin down an appropriate genre for The Noise FM and the best I can do is scruffy indie-pop.

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Album Review: Quiet Corral – “Ancestors”

by Nathan Cardiff Quiet Corral has put a tremendous amount of work in their new, enchanting record Ancestors. It captures a beauty and determination in

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Album Review: Mammoth Life – “Mammoth Life”

by Nathan Cardiff I’m not sure if the term “dream pop” was given to Mammoth Life or if the band adopted it themselves, but I

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Album Review: CS Luxem – “June Igloo”

by Nathan Cardiff When he’s not belting out tunes with Dean Monkey & The Dropouts or shredding with Oils, multi-instrumentalist Christopher Luxem (aka CS) is

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Album Review: Doby Watson and Margo May – “Watson & May”

by Nathan Cardiff It’s always a pleasure when two strong songwriters play on the same bill. House show or big venue, sometimes you get lucky

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Album Review: LAZY – “Obsession”

by Nathan Cardiff Ready for one of the loudest, wildest records of the year? I sincerely hope so. LAZY is here to kick your ass.

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Review: Hidden Pictures – “Sister Wife” EP

by Nathan Cardiff Three short tracks are what we get from the always wonderful Hidden Pictures on their new EP, and they pack a powerful