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Track Reviews

MORE KASABIAN!!!!!!!

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it’s on!!!!! the new record fucking rules! awwwww yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!

Kasabian – Secret Alphabets
Kasabian – Thick As Thieves

reviewed by
06-16-09

Liechtenstein – “All At Once”

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Liecthenstein – All At Once

swede girls liechtenstein provide soundtrack for the next bard college rave party. “survival strategies in a modern world” (breaking face, i’m guessing!) is in stores now.

buy

rating: 7.5

brown7

reviewed by
06-16-09

The Tallest Man On Earth – “I Won’t Be Found”

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The Tallest Man On Earth – I Won’t Be Found

Swedish folk from Montezumas frontman Krille Mattsson. he toured in 2008 with Bon Iver and we’re look forward to catching him this time around with John Vanderslice. “I Won’t Be Found” is the lead track of his first full length Shallow Grave. melodymelodymelodymelody..

get shallow grave

rating: 7.5

brown74

reviewed by
06-15-09

Mos Def – “History” (Feat. Talib Kweli)

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Mos Def – History (Feat. Talib Kweli)

everybody act according to the season they were born in/ventura highway in the sunshine.

buy

rating: 8.0

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reviewed by
06-15-09

Alberta Cross – “Ramblin’ Home”

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Alberta Cross – Ramblin’ Home

a song like “Ramblin’ Home” shows a glimmer of hope that Alberta Cross could be bound for great things… and word is that their first full-length is due sometime this month, so we’ll see.. their 2007 EP The Thief & The Heartbreaker was re-issued after selling out, and they have been on the road since. per Noel Gallagher’s personal request, they supported Oasis’ UK dates in ’08, performed at this year’s Coachella and Bonnaroo festivals, and are heading back across the pond for a string of live dates and festivals including Glastonbury and Hard Rock Calling with Neil Young… before they head back to the states for Lollapalooza and ACL. busy busy bees

download “Ramblin’ Home”

Rating: 9

brown92

reviewed by
06-13-09

The Everybodyfields – “Lonely Anywhere”

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The Everybodyfields – Lonely Anywhere

wow, what a beautiful song. slow and honest alt-country that tugs at your heart strings. wait till that violin kicks in, as the song would wish, tears will come like the first time you lost something you loved. the saddest thing of all, The Everybodyfields have just broken up as of last week. they state on their myspace that they will be pursuing solo careers. perhaps Nothing (was) Okay? bummer either way, best of wishes to them..

Get Nothing Is Okay

Rating: 8

brown8

reviewed by
06-13-09

White Rabbits – “Percussion Gun”

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White Rabbits – Percussion Gun

“Percussion Gun” is the first single off White Rabbit’s anticipated sophomore release “It’s Frightening”. Cold War Kids could have used a solid track like this on Loyalty to Loyalty. percussion. guns. anyone?

“evil man make you kill me, evil man make me kill you. even though we’re only families apart”

White Rabbits rating: 7.4

brown73

reviewed by
06-11-09

Method Man & Mary J. Blige – “I’ll Be There / You’re All I Need To Get By”

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Method Man & Mary J. Blige – I’ll Be There/You’re All I Need To Get By

remember when method man did that song with fred durst? can you believe limp bizkit played their first show with the original line up in 8 years… i think it was in latvia last week? can you believe i’m talking about limp bizkit? but in all seriousnessnesness zombie marvin gaye is gettin it on with zombie tammi terrell this very moment..

rating: 8

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reviewed by
06-11-09

Print – “Reserved for the Cool Kids”

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Print – Reserved for the Cool Kids

the mickey rourkes of ’09 it’s so time. “reserved for the cool kids” (except not really b/c the actual cool kids are sorta boring!) puts print up on a nice beat.  we dig it. ups to tri state on production. 

rating: 7.7

brown7

reviewed by
06-11-09

Jason Lytle – “Yours Truly, The Commuter”

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Jason Lytle – Yours Truly, The Commuter

Grandaddy’s front man goes solo. substance abuse, band breakups and record companies couldn’t hold Jason back from doing what all great musicians yearn for… yes moving to montana. “Yours Truly, The Commuter” proves yet again that sadness is an emotion that evokes some of the most inspiring art. “I may be limping, but I’m coming home”. brilliant lyrics and a great melody. grandaddy, please come home?

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Rating: 7.6

brown8

reviewed by
06-08-09

Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson – “Relator”

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Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson – Relator

Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson Breakup. not that it’s true, because they were never together. it’s just the title of their duet album due September. damn it. feeling like a tmz gossip whores right now – so while we’re at it… how about this picture?

anyways, the duo’s first single “Relator” is a solid pop tune with a classy old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll swing to it. Pete Yorn pens yet another gem, and Scarlett’s sultry almost raspy alto adds the right tone. blahblah yeah she’s an actress who’s doing the music thing… but fuck it’s better than hearing Feist do another damn duet.

our vote, she sticks with lucky bastard pete, and stays away from tom waits and jeff buckley covers.. Ghost World = pizza party.

buy it here

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rating:7.4

brown72

reviewed by
06-08-09

Usher – “What’s a Guy Gotta Do”

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Usher – What’s a Guy Gotta Do

finally a fresh sound from usher! love the stevie/early-MJ feel to this. “what’s a guy gotta do” is the sorta shit usher should be doing. neptunes!

rating: 7.7

brown7

reviewed by
06-07-09