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Hot Takes | Week of 03.20.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Talk Like That // The Weeks Good Drugs // The Whistles & The Bells GOLDEN LIGHT // Blonde Redhead Fantasy Island // The Shins Grow // Sóley Saturnz Barz // Gorillaz Luck Mansion Sessions // Aaron Lee Tasjan and Lilly Hiatt Hope The High Road // Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

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2015 | Steve’s Top Albums of the Year

Welp… I don’t think it would be at all possible to put this off any longer than I have. The yearly tradition of picking a favorite kid once again has me denying that I actually need to do it (they’re all special in their own way!) Someone much smarter than me once told me that limitations create value, and since time is also short, I’m going to adopt the style of the #50WordReview for each of the albums below. (For the record, they are in an order determined by the total number of track plays for all tracks on the…


2013 | Steve’s Top 12 (?) Albums of the Year

[W]elp, it’s that time of the year again — time to try and stack rank the albums I’ve spent my life with over the past year. Weighing intangible against intangible and doing my best to pick which one comes out on top! In some ways, this annual ritual makes me feel like I’m trying to pick a favorite kid. Actually, doing that might be easier. I keed, I keed. No DSS calls please. Below are my top albums for the year and even one bonus suggestion which I was lucky enough to get a preview of during 2013, but that…


2013 | Courtney’s 7 Favorite Albums of 2013

Caitlin Rose, The Stand In Nashville’s Caitlin Rose released her sophomore album this year, a fantastic set of whiskey-soaked country songs straight out of a 1950s Hollywood sound stage. It’s impressive that Rose is only 25 years old. But honestly, this girl could teach almost anyone a thing or two about writing and recording a great country album. Night Beds, Country Sleep One of the best debuts of 2013, Night Beds’ Country Sleep started with Winston Yellen dropping out of college, breaking up with a girlfriend and losing his job. Yellen then took to his ‘night bed’ in the back…


New Music | Jason Isbell – Codeine

Codeine Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will be releasing a new album, Here We Rest, come April 12th via Lightning Rod Records. The single off the album, Codeine, is a country twinged track with a similar feeling to its title. It’s a sleepy, slow paced, lazy song thats ambling but really nice to listen to. Download it for the cost of an email