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Mixtape | June 2018

Welcome to summer friends! We’re rolling into the weekend and it’s going to be hot hot hot here in the northeast. June was a great month of music, and saw lots of great releases. This mixtape represents our favorite 40 songs of the month, across a broad spectrum of music. I hope you dig it, and as always let us know if we missed something amazing.

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#HotTakes | Week of 05.28.2018

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. There Is A Ledger // Wild Pink Bleached Blonde // Dott She Haunts My Hideouts // Ike Reilly Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, June 20th @ Atwood’s Tavern Miles Away (Featuring Amelia Meath) // Phil Cook Upcoming Boston Area Show: Wednesday, October 24th @ The Sinclair Beyond // Leon Bridges Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, October 4th @ Agganis Arena Viper Fish // Goat Girl French Riviera // Cautious Clay Teenage Love // Rad Horror (Some Fall Hard) Living Easy // Sam Lewis Fast Slow Disco //…

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2017 | Ryan D’s Top Albums & EPs of the Year

Once again it has been one hell of a year! And once again I mean that in the absolute best and absolute worst of ways for 2017. When everything around us fell apart we had some AMAZING music to help see us through it all. There were so many top-notch albums and EPs released in 2017 which made the year more tolerable than it otherwise should have been. When all else fails at least we have music! These albums and EPs listed below are highlights in a standout crowd of bands and musicians that made it yet another great year for music lovers…

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#HotTakes | Week of 10.09.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Pipe Bomb Dream // Turnpike Troubadours https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Eqwxw3tyoQ Makin’ Excuses // Mister Heavenly Upcoming Boston Area Show: Friday, November 3 @ Great Scott Wild and Reckless // Blitzen Trapper Upcoming Boston Area Show: Tuesday, November 7 @ The Sinclair Control (Secretly Sorry) // JR JR Upcoming Boston Area Show: Sunday, November 5 @ The Sinclair Smoking Gun // Fiona Silver Video Directed by Cortney Armitage Pills // St. Vincent Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, November 30 @ House of Blues Boston Cover Me (Texas Gentlemen Remix) // Depeche…

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#HotTakes | Week of 09.04.17

Songs that we think you should hear without all the pomp and circumstance. Zombie // Langhorne Slim Los Ageless // St. Vincent Upcoming Boston Area Show: Thursday, November 30 @ House of Blues Boston Auld Reekie Blues // Reverend and the Makers Johny Says Stay Cool // The Babe Rainbow Under Bridges (360 video) // John Moose Pick Yourself Up // Lunch Ladies Thunderbolt’s Goodnight // Josh Ritter

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Mixtape | July 2017

Press Play! Summer is in full force, July has been a great month to us. We’ve got the reemergence of Wolf Parade!! new song from St. Vincent, records from Arcade Fire and Toro y Moi, and tons of stuff in between. There’s a little bit of everything in this mixtape, from the indie pop persuasion, to the folk contingent, even a pinch of hip hop. I Hope you dig our mix, and please as always let us know what songs should have been on the mix.

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Review | David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant

[T]he music world has been waiting three years for Love This Giant, the first collaborative album from David Byrne and St. Vincent, and the wait has been very worthwhile. The musical love affair between the elder statesman of avant-garde rock and his protégée, Annie Clark, began back in the fall of 2009, when they both played the Dark Was the Night benefit show in New York. The two appeared on stage together here and there over the next few years, each contributing to various music projects, while slowly putting the pieces together for their first album. Love This Giant starts…

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