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Archived Review: Cassino – Kingprince

The avenue is at it again, with a mouth that swallows men, and it fills my words with smoke and broke amen’s. Continue reading

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When Did It Get Like This?

6 months since my last blog post. Here’s where my head’s at tonight (music and article recommendations at the bottom): Made in America has done a phenomenal job giving Philadelphia its own festival. 70,000 people a day took over the Parkway … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 3): Albums #5-1

For Part 1 (Albums 15-11), click here. For Part 2 (Albums 10-6), click here. As I get to writing about my five favorite albums of 2014, I remember heard a lot of people say that 2014 was a “bad” year … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 1): Albums #15-11

Random blurb to start the future blurb-age: My favorite albums from this year came on like an absolute head rush. This list is packed with surprises of all kinds for me: the obligatory half dozen artists I’d never heard of; albums … Continue reading

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Recommended Track: “My Wrecking Ball” by Ryan Adams

“My Wrecking Ball” is a simple song, even by Ryan Adams’ standards: a stripped-down arrangement, quietly sung verses, and an unadorned, repeating chorus. I’d be surprised if the whole song is more than ten sentences long. But the beautiful thing about Adams’ … Continue reading

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Song: “Packing Up”

The first song I’m releasing from my next album, If You’d Call This Place Home. Packing Up I don’t want you to go. I’m sorry, but that’s all that I’ve got. I’ve been trying to write this song for so long, … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Beck – Morning Phase

Beck’s orchestral folk album simplifies his sound without stripping it down and shows off some of the best vocal harmonies in modern music. Beck is one of those artists with such a large and varied discography that it can feel … Continue reading

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