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Thundercat: Drunk Review

By Troy Vita Music Journalist Artist: Thundercat Album: Drunk Label: Brainfeeder Release Date: February 24, 2017 Website:  http://brainfeeder.net/thundercat/ Alongside being an accomplished studio musician, bassist, singer, Flying Lotus collaborator and one of the creative forces behind Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly, Thundercat creates eclectic music that combines funk, jazz fusion, soul and electronic sounds. […]

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Electric Guest: Plural Review

By Alexandra Sereno Music Journalist  Artist: Electric Guest Album: Plural Release Date: February 17, 2017 Label: Because Music, Downtown Records and Dew Process Website: http://electricguestmusic.com Electric Guest has finally returned after taking a step back for about 5 years since their release of Mondo. The Californian duo transmit a variety of different influences throughout Plural, supplying […]

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The Halfways: In the Interim Review

By Ché Salgado Music Journalist Artist: The Halfways Album: In the Interim Released: February 24th, 2017 Label: Self-Released Website: http://www.thehalfways.com Ask anyone around the Austin-San Marcos-San Antonio area who’s in the know in their scene, and whether they like it or not, they’ll probably tell you psychedelic rock. In the last few years, bands like The […]

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Priests: Nothing Feels Natural Review

By Ché Salgado Music Journalist Artist: Priests Album: Nothing Feels Natural Released: January 27, 2017 Website: http://666priests666.tumblr.com/ It was reported in 2014 that Rivers Cuomo of Weezer found Priests “charming”. For a few people, this endorsement might have seemed confusing. The clean-cut front man of the band that brought us “Beverly Hills” giving a cosign to […]

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Hexist: HEXIST EP Review

By Layna D’Luna Music Journalist Artist: Hexist Album: HEXIST EP Release Date: March 4, 2017 Website: https://hexist.bandcamp.com/ First formed in 2015, this Austin-based, self described “black rock’n’roll” band hit the ground running when they performed their first show as openers for American thrash trailblazers, Exodus. While their album cover might suggest black metal, or something in […]

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Tom Misch: Beat Tape 2 Review

By Alexandra Sereno Music Journalist Artist: Tom Misch Album: Beat Tape 2 Release Date: August 28, 2015 Label: Beyond the Groove Website: http://www.tommisch.com Where does one even begin when describing Tom Misch’s talent? A composer, guitarist, bassist, violinist and singer are just a few things to list when speaking of the twenty-one-year-old’s artistry. Having started […]

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Shy Girls: Salt Review

By Hannah Wisterman Music Journalist Artist: Shy Girls Album: Salt Release Date: January 16, 2017 Website: http://shygirlsmusic.com/ Dan Vidmar, better known by his stage name Shy Girls, has slowly been building hype for his first full length album Salt over the course of four years, since he released his first single “Under Attack”. The track […]

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