Quick Picks

Used with permission from XL Recordings. Atoms for Peace — AMOK (2013 XL) buzz factor: 4.0/5.0 Atoms for Peace have finally released their long-awaited debut album, AMOK. Atoms for Peace began as a side...
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Bonnaroo music festival

This summer’s festival lineups feature one of the strangest mixes of nostalgic reunions and fresh talent, and Bonnaroo Music Festival’s 2012 lineup is no exception. The festival Rolling Stone praised as one of ...
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Playlist: The All-Nighter

“The sunshine bores the daylights out of me,” sang Mick Jagger on the classic Rolling Stones cut “Rocks Off.”  I guess I have the “Moves Like Jagger” in that respect.  As long as I can remember, I have cons...
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Playlist: Post-Holiday Blues

The trees will be shredded, the lights will be taken down, and the dirty, wet slush of post-holiday depression will slap you in the face as you wander the streets in search of a purpose. What is there to lo...
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Records We Dissed: The Eraser

Thom Yorke, lead vocalist of popular rock band Radiohead, released a solo album in the summer of 2006. This album was received generally positively, with most people fawning over Yorke’s cooing voice. I, pe...
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Records We Dissed: King of Limbs

I sat down at my computer and tried to think of some other record that I could write about for this column. I consulted my girlfriend, musician friends, anyone that I could think of to help me pick a differ...