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CHVRCHES Review: The Bones of What You Believe

CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe It is no secret that electronic synthpop has been on the rise in recent years. M83, Grimes, MGMT, etc. are all recent acts that have pushed the limits and driven the genre to more modern heights. Now add to that list CHVRCHES. These Scottish synthpoppers have been garnering quite a buzz since their two EP releases in 2013, as well as their highly praised performance at this year’s SXSW festival. Now with the

CounterPoint Music Festival Review: Sex, Drugs, & EDM

Foreword This is Austin writing, and I posted this review under my name to maintain anonymity of the author of this review.  I want to thank (redacted) for taking the time to write up CounterPoint Music Festival so thoroughly.  I will also say that the text messages exchanged between (redacted) and myself over the course of this weekend will forever bring a smile to my face.  Unfortunately, many of the readers of this site know my friend and know he

Pitchfork’s Soundplay: The Lamest Thing On The Internet

Chances are, if you happen to read this blog regularly you probably also check out other sources for music write-ups on the internet. If that is the case, then chances are even greater that you follow, or at least occasionally check out Pitchfork. Pitchfork has no doubt inspired us in many ways to do what we do on this blog, but in other ways it does the opposite and shows us what not to do. Aside from its stigma of

Twin Shadow Review: Confess

Twin Shadow Confess In the past week, the high temperatures in St. Louis have routinely been in the 106-110 degree range on a daily basis.  I have lost power twice due to this onslaught, and am also on a minimum two-shower-per-day regimen.  For the first time in my life I have turned down free Cardinals tickets simply because I don’t want to brave the results of Al Gore’s wrath for not heeding his ample warnings of climate change.  I’m not

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