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#songoftheday / REVIEW: CHAIRLIFT: “CH-CHING”

Chairlift, the duo known as Patrick Wimberly and Caroline Polachek, worked on Beyoncé's last album, Polachek writing and co-producing with Wimberly the R&B number, "No Angel." So, it should come as no surprise that their new single, "Ch-Ching" falls in the R&B vein. It's like...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: BOOTS – “I Run Roulette”

If you miss the days of '90's club music, you're going to rejoice when you hear this one. Massive, jumpy beats that call to mind old school techno merge with trip-hop percussion on speed; it's an audible Frankenstein's monster, comprised of the best bits of so many...
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It’s 2015 and Duran Duran currently consists of Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes, and Roger Taylor. The only member of the classic line-up who is not present is Andy Taylor, who has had nothing to do with Duran Duran since 2004’s criminally under-rated Astronaut album. Duran Duran’s last album was 2010’s...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: HALSEY: BADLANDS

I first heard Halsey when I saw her live at Boston Calling music festival back in May. She was a replacement for someone who canceled at the last minute and by the end of her seductive set, I wanted to call up and thank whoever canceled for freeing up the slot for her....
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I could go on and on about how Melanie Martinez should have won her season on The Voice but I’ll simply say this: she was far too talented — as a unique *artist,* not just a singer — to win a show where the singers perform cover songs almost exclusively. At the time,...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: N-A-I-V-E-S – “Horizon”

N-A-I-V-E-S was formed in 2012 when the stars aligned perfectly and all that jazz and Marc Jacc, a super talented multi-instrumentalist and the former singer of the French band Megasushi (Paris, 2006 -2012), met Lapo Frost, a hip Italian producer and bass player (Frost, Fanny Games) who was...
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