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albums Indie

Arcade Fire: Hauntingly Good

Arcade Fire “Neon Bible” 5/5 Narks Though I haven’t heard their 1st album, the heavily lauded The Funeral, Arcade Fire’s latest album has been so highly anticipated I couldn’t ignore it. It has been featured on every blog, column and radio show imaginable. At first, I was a bit hesitant to check out Arcade Fire. […]

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albums Brit Pop

Lily Allen: The '07 Takeover

Lily Allen owned 2006 in the U.K. and looks to take over the U.S. in 2007. After her record label refused to release songs she had made, she decided to post them on her MySpace profile and garnered a massive following. The buzz carried her in to features on numerous shows on BBC Radio One […]

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albums Hip-Hop

K-OS: Rapper/Crooner/?

K-OS “Atlantis: Hymns For Disco” 5/5 Narks Canadian rapper/hip hop artist K-OS finally released his 3rd album “Atlantis – Hymns For Disco” last week. The follow up to musically diverse, “Joyful Rebellion”, was already released in Canada last October, but has been repackaged with a bonus track for the States. K-OS has been drawing comparasions […]

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albums Folk

Andre Villoch: Troubador

When Laura and I went to Traverse City last December, I really didn’t plan on hearing any other music than what was on my i-pod. But after walking into a bookstore cafe, I was pleasantly surprised. There were 3 singer-songwriters giving the audience a sampling of their respective works, there was one that stood out […]

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albums Rap

My 1st Review

A review I wrote last October for The Game’s latest album. Hopefully, I’ll be able to write more this year. The Game “The Doctor’s Advocate” 4/5 Narks Since the Game’s freshman record, “The Documentary”, he’s had beef with 50 Cent, patched things up with 50 Cent, been ousted by 50 Cent from G-Unit, and finally […]