A Conversation With The Early November's Ace Enders

A Conversation With The Early November’s Ace Enders

The first line that Ace Enders sings on Lilac, the new album from the Early November, is, “I will always
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Essential New Music: The Get Up Kids' "Problems"

Essential New Music: The Get Up Kids’ “Problems”

Problems, the first full-length from the Get Up Kids in more than eight years, pulls an excellent trick. Like the
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Essential New Music: Pedro The Lion’s "Phoenix"

Essential New Music: Pedro The Lion’s “Phoenix”

Much of David Bazan’s music over the past two decades has fixated on the many ways in which we ache,
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Essential New Music: Restorations’ "LP5000"

Essential New Music: Restorations’ “LP5000”

Philadelphia’s Restorations skipped 4996 LPs to get from 2014’s LP3 to LP5000. Listening to the new record, it’s easy to figure
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Essential New Music: Death Cab For Cutie's “Thank You For Today”

Essential New Music: Death Cab For Cutie’s “Thank You For Today”

There’s nothing quite like a good Sunday-morning record. Sunday is the day of existential dread, the day of anxiety over
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Essential New Music: Foxing’s "Nearer My God"

Essential New Music: Foxing’s “Nearer My God”

Listening to Foxing’s Nearer My God in broad daylight almost feels like you’re getting away with something. It’s a little
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Essential New Music: Pianos Become The Teeth's "Wait For Love"

Essential New Music: Pianos Become The Teeth’s “Wait For Love”

Pianos Become The Teeth aren’t suddenly all sunshine on Wait For Love, but they do feel somewhat lighter-chested. Continuing down
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Record Review: Titus Andronicus' "A Productive Cough"

Record Review: Titus Andronicus’ “A Productive Cough”

The shift that Titus Andronicus makes with A Productive Cough shouldn’t catch us off guard—long have Patrick Stickles and Co.
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Essential New Music: The Get Up Kids' "Kicker"

Essential New Music: The Get Up Kids’ “Kicker”

It’s difficult to really miss a band like the Get Up Kids. Sure, it’s been seven years since the band
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Essential New Music: Kississippi's "Sunset Blush"

Essential New Music: Kississippi’s “Sunset Blush”

It was difficult not to get too excited when Philly’s Kississippi released “Cut Yr Teeth” back in December. It felt
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Essential New Music: Young Jesus' "S/T"

Essential New Music: Young Jesus’ “S/T”

“Feeling” is more than just the name of a song for Young Jesus. It’s a statement of intent. For almost
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Essential New Music: Jeremy Enigk's "Ghosts"

Essential New Music: Jeremy Enigk’s “Ghosts”

Jeremy Enigk shouldn’t be a hidden gem. Not after four albums with the legendary Sunny Day Real Estate and a
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A Conversation With Tigers Jaw

A Conversation With Tigers Jaw

Tigers Jaw returns with new record Spin, a glowing set of pop/rock tunes that denotes a shift in the band’s
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LookMexico

Essential New Music: Look Mexico’s “Uniola”

It’s been six years since Look Mexico’s last full-length, and as such Uniola has a sense of freshness and freedom
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Hotelier

Essential New Music: The Hotelier’s “Goodness”

Emo isn’t all tragedy. While the Hotelier’s 2014 record Home, Like NoPlace Is There was a taut, cathartic work of
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