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Monday, February 2
Atmosphere – Southsiders (2014)

Atmosphere’s back, but unfortunately, without a vengeance. In the grand scheme of their discography, Southsiders is their least exciting release. Southsiders is Atmosphere’s first studio album in three years, and it seems as though they are pretty rusty and a little out of their element. The indie rap scene is evolving, but they’re lagging behind.…

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Monday, February 2
Escort – “Disco Orchestra” (St. Vincent cover)

A good cover appropriates the original song into the cover artist’s style. A great cover shows you something about the original song you weren’t even aware of prior. Escort’s cover of St. Vincent’s modern classic, “Actor Out of Work,” is such a cover. The 17-piece nouveau-disco group finds in the original chugging, guitar-driven St. Vincent…

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Sunday, March 23
Review: Cults at The Space, Hamden, CT, 2/19/14

Written by Stefanie Fernandez The New York indie pop duo Cults possesses a much larger presence than the cramped, intimate atmosphere of The Space might suggest. The Hamden, CT venue, which bears more resemblance to a grungy version of the diner from Happy Days than a music club, is clearly a place where relatively obscure touring musicians can…

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Tuesday, March 4
Arctic Monkeys live at Agganis Arena, Boston MA, 2/6/14

Written by Isabelle Rossi de Leon Boston’s massive Agganis Arena continued to fill up as Deerhunter took the stage. Though seemingly uncomfortable with such a large audience, the critically lauded Atlanta-based five piece played a stellar, though largely overlooked, forty-five minute set under blue and green lights that matched the tone of their moody shoegaze.…

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Thursday, February 27
MØ – Bikini Daze EP (2013)

  Written by Isabelle Savoie MØ – “XXX 88″ (feat. Diplo) I found out about her completely by chance. Scrolling aimlessly through my Twitter feed (as I am wont to do), I saw that the Swedish summer music festival, Way Out West, had announced that she would be performing there this year.  Karin Marie Ørsted (aka MØ) is…

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