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Your alternative source: The Growlers

March 1, 2013

Hip-shaking tracks aplenty from “Hung at Heart” Band: The Growlers Album: “Hung at Heart” Genre: Surf Rock, Lo-fi, and self-proclaimed “Beach Goth” Best Tracks: “Someday,” “Naked Kids,” “Salt on a Slug” R. Y. I. L: Dead […]

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Your alternative source: Dog Bite

February 22, 2013

Band: Dog Bite Album: Velvet Changes Genre: Chillwave, Dream Pop, Electronic Best Tracks: “Super Soaker,” “Paper Lungs,” “Stay Sedated” R.Y.I.L.*: Washed Out, Ducktails, Atlas Sound, Toro Y Moi     Despite what they say, sometimes, you can accurately judge […]

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‘Two Lanes of Freedom’

February 15, 2013

“Two Lanes of Freedom,” Tim McGraw’s new album released Feb. 5, is the first album he has released since giving up alcohol in five years, according to letssingit.com   Also contributing to a different sound is […]

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The Lumineers offer more powerful live presence

February 8, 2013

It’s been said “if something isn’t broken, don’t fix it.” However, this cliché does not necessarily mean one should overuse a good thing. The Lumineers, a Denver folk rock band, played to a sold-out Stage AE in Pittsburgh […]

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Fall Out Boy falls in

February 8, 2013

Just when you thought emo was dead, Fall Out Boy returned to the scene Monday after a three-year hiatus. When music news website propertyofzack.com confirmed the reunion a week before the official announcement, band members […]

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Jazz violinist to be educational, entertainingvv

February 5, 2013

John Blake Jr. is set to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 in Gorell Recital Hall. The performance, according to Blake, will be filled with jazz, politics and history. Blake was born July 3, 1947 in South Philadelphia. […]