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#albumoftheday = SAUL WILLIAMS: MARTYRLOSERKING

The wonderful thing about checking out new music is that sometimes, on rare occasions, you come across something so fantastic that you can’t believe you’ve lived your life so far without it. It’s that whole “where have you been all my life” factor, and that’s precisely how I felt the first time I...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW= PILLAR POINT: MARBLE MOUTH

It’s very fitting that the cover of Pillar Point’s sophomore effort, Marble Mouth, is quite colorful, bursting with sweet red, tangy orange, vibrant yellow, groovy green and electric blue. Plus, a little black thrown in for good measure, perhaps to represent the dark side within all of us. It’s one of those instances...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: KITA ALEXANDER – POP STAR ON THE RISE

by Michael McCarthy If you like pop music that’s as addictive as chocolate but also has an air of sophistication about it, you’re in for a real treat with the music of 19 year old Kita Alexander, a rising pop star who’s been getting airplay from the likes of such influential stations as Beats 1, Radio...
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#songoftheday = Bitter’s Kiss: “No One Will”


Now, here's Bitter's Kiss with "No One Will," a song you could look at many different ways. She could be singing these things about how "no one will ever kiss me" and such because she's self-loathing, like she doesn't think she's worthy of being kissed. ...
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#songoftheday = ELISA: “NO HERO”


It's been a couple of years since we've heard new music from Elisa, one of Italy's most celebrated singer/songwriters (who mostly sings in English), but I can certainly say that her new single "No Hero" was well worth the wait. I'm truly blown away by this one,...
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#songoftheday = SayWeCanFly – “Driftwood Heart”


Everyone knows I'm a sucker for a good ballad, but today's #songoftheday is much, much better than good. It's touching with its perfect arrangement, not to mention his beautiful voice and the haunting lyrics... I doubt I'll hear many ballads this precious all year. It's that...
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#songoftheday = EMMY THE GREAT: “ALGORITHM”

Emmy The Great once again lives up to her name! “Algorithm” finds Emmy’s voice at the forefront, as she gently sings things like “pumping through my brain, it’s an algorithm,”  her voice pretty as a peach.  “Talk to me like you’re walking me home / Tell me something nobody knows,” goes one of...
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REST IN PEACE, DAVID BOWIE

By now, you’ve probably heard the tragic news — the iconic singer/songwriter/megastar/actor David Bowie has passed away. Here’s the post from his official Facebook page, which also Tweeted about his passing: January 10 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While...
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#songoftheday = WITH CONFIDENCE: “WE’LL BE OKAY”


It's not like the music world was in short supply of pretty-looking, young guys who skateboard, but With Confidence has arrived nevertheless. And, surprisingly, they're not bad. The song starts off only so-so, but once it hits the bridge it pulls you in and then the...
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LOVE IS POP’S 60 BEST ALBUMS OF 2015

by Michael McCarthy Each year, I feel overwhelmed before writing a “best albums of” list. There are always so many releases that I’ve loved during any given year, it makes it very difficult to narrow them down to a reasonable number. (When I first listed my best from this year, it was 144...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: PSY: 칠집싸이다 THE 7TH ALBUM

Are you among the 60 million people who’ve seen the zany video for Psy’s big comeback song “Daddy” yet? If not, click play above already! Do it! Suffice to say that Psy is back with his crazy dance moves, amusing sight gags, and lots of general weirdness. The song isn’t bad either. Actually, the...
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