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Concert Reviews
Friday, July 29, 2011

July 28, 2011

A monthly showcase for ambitious electronic music that places a high premium on cerebral sounds and boundary pushing, M.E.L.T. is a perfect fit for WMSE's eclectic Radio Summer Camp festival...
Concert Reviews
Monday, May 30, 2011

May 27, 2011

Though the considerable buzz that initially surrounded them has worn off somewhat, that shouldn't be taken as an indication that the Arctic Monkeys' moment has come and gone. Instead, they seem to have stepped outside of the endless cycle of hype...
Concert Reviews
Thursday, May 19, 2011

May 18, 2011

In addition to being one of the leading lights of the chillwave scene, Neon Indian, also known as Alan Palomo, has recently gained notoriety for his high profile collaboration with The Flaming Lips, the unimaginatively titled The Flaming Lips 2011: T...
Concert Reviews
Friday, April 22, 2011

April 21, 2011

Though swagger and outsized charisma never go out of style, lyrical prowess seems to have a shifting value in the rap world. It's strange, of course, considering that the MC has always been the focus
Album Reviews
Monday, March 28, 2011

Rolling Blackouts (Memphis Industries)

Having a signature sound is a double-edged sword for most acts. On one hand, a unique voice will always stand out against the cookie-cutter rabble. Then again, it can quickly become constrictive. Once the idiosyncrasies of your style become familiar, you walk the tightrope between pushing the boundaries...