BoomBozz Taphouse
$20 Worth of Food for Only $10!
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Silence Is Wild

Frida Hyvonen
Secretly Canadian

It must be the weather, something in the water or the two-pronged electrical plugs that makes Sweden the current capital of melancholic, poppy female singer-songwriters.

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Golden Smog is a slightly irreverent rock collective that never quite measures up to the bands from which the participants are on loan (Wilco, Jayhawks, Big Star, Soul Asylum, etc.).


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Drag City

A quick recap: Chinese Democracy leaked (and sucked) while Axl bartered a deal with Dr. Pepper.


I Want to Go Where Things Are Beautiful

Nimrod Workman
Twos & Fews

There’s a haunting quality to the late Nimrod Workman’s voice.

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Skeletal Lamping

Of Montreal

Skeletal Lamping expands on Of Montreal’s more recent electro-heavy sound, similar to last year’s monumental release, Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer?

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Dark Developments

Vic Chestnutt, Elf Power & The Amorphous Strums

Vic Chesnutt and Elf Power? What is this? Some experiment putting “old” in a room with “new”?

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SM Backwards

Serena Maneesh

This review has been a real bitch for me to write for one reason: How do you discuss two discs of unabashed retro-shoegaze without comparing the band to

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Los Angeles

Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus is the nom de plume of Steven Ellison, a name you don’t know, although you know his music.

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Young. Poor. Black. Artistic.

Lee Da Rhymin' Master

Lee loves hip-hop. It’s apparent in every syllable of his debut album.

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Break Up the Concrete

The Pretenders

Chrissie Hynde and her latest lineup have taken a career turn remarkably similar to R.E.M.