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You Can’t Misinterpret a Palindrome

Waking up in 2017 can feel like you're going the wrong way on a one way street. Unless you toss out your tech and stick your head in the sand, it's loud and it's brash, and entirely overwhelming. "Someone's always trying to tell me who...

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Death By Piano – Countdown

Brooklyn has long been a breeding ground for electronic beats, distinctive analog instrumentation, and great singing. Probability dictates that these elements should encounter each other within a singular entity, as they do in Death By Piano. A duo comprised of singer/keyboardist Kalen Lister and producer/instrumentalist...

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Feli’s Essential 2016

Throwing my hat in the ring with every other idiot who thinks their 2016 list is the best, here is my Essential 2016 Playlist which is also the best (ok, it's prob not the best, but at least it's not "basic" - in my eyes,...

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Jacuzzi Suites – Arrecife

You'd expect nothing less than a sonic escape from Jacuzzi Suites debut single Arrecife. The title itself means reef in Spanish and was inspired by the Brooklyn based artists recent trip to the Canary Islands. If it weren't obvious from the steel drum and lapping...

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2016 Favorites

I think we can all agree that 2016 has been a major drag of a year. Like, GIRL, BYE. Despite the grey cloud hanging over this year, the music released has been nothing short of fantastic...

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Sleigh Bells ring, are you listening?

After a three-year hiatus, the aggro/noise pop duo, Sleigh Bells, with their distinctive and fervently copied sound, are back with a new album. The hiatus seems to have served them well - after releasing three album in as many years - as this new album...

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BISHØP to D8?

Welp, there is little to no mention of the past, present or future of new singer/songwriter/producer/ DJ, BISHØP, and her new track "F.F.Y. (Feeling For You)." The only information I can glean is from her Twitter page, which lists "Portlandia" as her location (assuming Oregon,...

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Crying for a fakeout #tbt

Aaaaand we're back! After a brief hiatus and whirlwinds of emotion, it seems a fake out throwback Thursday-style track is the proper way to celebrate the last few weeks. Take the past, reminisce, and improve on it (maybe "cry" a little, then "revive"...

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America needs a Tender Defender

The recent turn of events this week have shown that the institution of America needs some defending. But we've also learned that sometimes, us Americans are a bunch of babies and need coddling, so we need said defending to be executed with the utmost care...

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