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2016 | Ryan D’s Favorite Albums & Singles of the Year

It’s been a hell of a year! I mean that in the best and worst of ways for 2016. When everything around us fell apart we had some fantastic music to help see us through it all. There were so many amazing albums and singles released in 2016, which made the year more tolerable than it otherwise should have been. When all else fails at least we have music! You’ve read the rest now it’s time for the BEST! These albums listed below are simply highlights in a standout crowd of bands and musicians that made ’16 a great year for…

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Photos + Review | Whitney + Hoops @ Great Scott

If you were lucky enough to be at one of the two sold-out Whitney shows at Great Scott on Sunday, October 9th you witnessed a band in the throes of a breakthrough year, currently on a breakout tour in support of one of my favorite albums of the year, Light Upon The Lake, and having one hell of a good time. The capacity crowd was expecting something great and the Chicago boys did not disappoint. Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlich are no strangers to the music landscape (both were in the fantastic band Smith Westerns and Ehrlich played drums for Unknown Mortal Orchestra)…

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New Music | Whitney – No Matter Where We Go

The beauty of a short song is they are usually packed in with a really tight hook. That’s definitely the case with Whitney’s newest single, “No Matter Where We Go,” a near insatiably repeatable song that is the perfect sound for the incoming summer months. This song is all about riding in a car with the windows down, in fact that statement is nearly eponymous. The guitar twirls around like an Duane Allman lick, while Julien Ehrlich’s vocal falsetto leads the repeated hook that’s got instant likability. Their debut, Light Upon the Lake, is due in June 3 on Secretly…

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