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5 ASMR-triggering Albums

by ELI JACE > My silly Peruvian roommate, whom I go out of my way to avoid, comes into the kitchen just outside my bedroom door in the early afternoon. He is mumbling to himself in a language unknown. I key into the sounds of his movement. The turning on of the faucet, the water’s...

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Rock Survives And Thrives in 2013

Announcement after announcement and stream after stream, from David Bowie’s new album early this year to strong releases from Dillinger Escape Plan, Alice in Chains, Iggy & the Stooges, Queens of the Stone Age, and more, it’s easy to get excited about rock music in 2013. This post is merely meant to pay it forward...

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Pat Smith Brings The Brood To Indie Rock With “Goodbye Goodnight”

“Goodbye Goodnight”, the new album by Pat Smith is smart indie rock for Stereogum and Pitchfork music enthusiasts. I mean that in the best possible way. Though appealing to modern hipsters, Smith’s depth and intelligence may confuse many of them. His tagline “a modern take on vintage sound” is wholly appropriate. Combining influences from Kurt...

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