REVIEWS

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Beach House made their big break in Indie Rock in 2006 with their self-titled debut album, which received critical acclaim. Over the last twelve years, Beach House has moved from the Indie genre into more Dream Pop and Psychedelic Pop sounds. Such unique sounds can be heard in their latest s…

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          After a dark period of silence for singer-songwriter Natalie Prass, she finally returns in June  - and with a sweet taste of something new.  Prass blames her creative delay on a depressive vortex she experienced after a certain 2016 presidential election.  However, the source of he…

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It’s 9:00 pm on a Tuesday in New Orleans, Tipitina’s is sold out, and a huddle of 7 best friends is taking place back stage. Bits of banter can be heard coming from the tight gathering, and after these few moments of intimate motivation, the crew is bursting onto stage, introduced one at a t…

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Last night LSU's PMAC was invaded by Lil Dicky worshippers, your typical LSU students, and the general public. Every year the lovely members of LSU Student Government put on a free music event called Groovin’ and of course, if you didn't know already, the special guests were DJ Cmix and "Pro…

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          Moby’s 15th studio album is a long, dark poem, that achieves a melancholy tone you might recall from his past work.  More of the recent punk electronica sound gets put to the side as Moby returns to his relaxing classic sounds of synth vocals and electronic piano.  However, the exp…

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Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto, both impressive and important musicians in their own right, have been collaborating on a semi-frequent basis since the release of their 2002 album “Vrioon”. “Glass” marks their first output together since collaborating on the much-acclaimed soundtrack to Aleja…

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Marfa Myths is an annual music, visual art and film fest in conjunction with Brooklyn-based independent record Mexican Summer and non-profit contemporary arts foundation Ballroom Marfa.

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          If you want to like country music, but just can’t seem to get past the painfully modern example soiled with thumpin' beats and lyrics about “stealin' kisses from your babe”, start with First Aid Kit.  With so much saturation of indie folk and the likes, true country can be annoying…

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          Vance Joy, the summer-sensation singer-songwriter is perhaps most well-known for his admittedly delightful 2013 single, “Riptide.”  Despite the cultural impact of “Riptide" on amateur ukulele players everywhere, the rest of Vance Joy’s work sort of slips into the shadows.  “Nation …

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          Afie Jurvanen, or more properly, “Bahamas” returns with his fourth studio album and sort of a lukewarm presentation.  Jurvanen’s style is that of one man, his guitar, and his voice.  Though, what has always kept Jurvanen from becoming another lost name in this oversaturated sector …