Category Archives: Music

This is My Hand

Ethereal, cinematic, other-worldly. With This is My Hand Shara Worden proves that everything she touches is gold. Listen to My Brightest Diamond’s new album on NPR First Listen for the next week. 

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Chvrches – The Bones of What You Believe

Glaswegian synth-pop band Chvrches’s debut LP, The Bones of What You Believe, is coming out September 24, which is 6 days before my 26th birthday. It would make a pretty good present for your favorite blogger/barista.

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Paracosm by Washed Out

I’ve really been enjoying Washed Out’s new album, Paracosm. It’s features WO’s trademark slow, dream-like vibe with a decided Continental easy-listening/jazz twist. I plan on wearing this record out at work.

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Very few Sufjan covers do the original justice. This one does.

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The Tallest Man on Earth live in Louisville

“I played in Louisville before. It’s been five years.”  Kristian Matsson, The Tallest Man on Earth, said after playing opening song “King of Spain” for an enthusiastic audience at Headliners Music Hall.  TTMOE has played hundred of shows all over … Continue reading

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Modern Vampires of the City

There’s been an abundance of great new albums this spring, and Vampire Weekend’s latest release, Modern Vampires of the City, is certainly one of them. The entire album is solid, but “Ya Hey” stands out as a particularly provocative track.

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Trouble Will Find Me by The National

The National’s new album, Trouble Will Find Me, is stunning. “I Need My Girl” is my favorite track after the first couple of listens. It features everything I love about The National: Matt Berninger’s forlorn baritone, moaning cryptic, evocative lyrics while … Continue reading

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