Posts Tagged ‘music review’

Cover Me

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

soundofthesuburb North London’s ‘Sound of the Suburb’ makes for a great Boxing Day gift The Beach Boys. Aerosmith. The Dave Clark Five. Following in the footsteps of some of rock and roll’s great five-member bands is the London-bred Sound of the Suburb. A self-proclaimed “high-energy band” from Hampstead Garden Suburb, the Sound has been spreading their [&hellip
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Now Take Them Out Devils Presents: The Year In Pop (Part 1)

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

chromaticskillforlove By Simon Lazarus Vasta The days are short, the nights are cold(ish), and midtown has thoroughly covered itself in a anxiety attack-inducing amount of holiday paraphernalia. The Salvation Army dudes that are very specifically not Santa line the thoroughfares, ringing their bells. The stores are packed with exhausted parents buying more than they can afford. [&hellip
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NTTOD Playlist #2: I’m In Love With That Song (A Collection of Pop Music About Pop Music)

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

NTTOD.pulp By Simon Lazarus Vasta One of the things I love most about pop music is its versatility. It’s a medium with room for everything: the political and the personal, the avant-garde and the lowbrow, orchestral finesse and two-chord anthems, stupidity and intelligence, beauty and brutality. Additionally, these elements can be arranged any which way, swapped [&hellip
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Now Take Them Out, Devils: Crystal Castles Needs to Stop Releasing the Same Album Over & Over & Over

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Music

NTTOD By Simon Lazarus Vasta So Toronto synthpunk superstars Crystal Castles released their third album last week. Just like their last record, and the record before it, it’s called Crystal Castles, but it seems it’s being stylized as (III) (which is nowhere near as catchy as Melt). I wanted to review this album for you, gentle [&hellip
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