Articles tagged alternative

Ani DiFranco: Allergic to Water

Allergic to Water, Ani DiFranco's 18th album, lacks the political engagement and sharply hewn wit that distinguished her earlier work.

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Valerie June: Pushin’ Against a Stone

Singer/songwriter Valerie June breaks through capably on Pushin’ Against a Stone.

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The Neighbourhood: I Love You.

Over-enthused eclecticism and a lack of focus cause I Love You. to fall short too often.

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28 Apr 2013 // 10:03 PM

Hands: Synesthesia

With no deal breakers, and a boatload of potential, Hands provides more than enough for some alt-music thrills.

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To Destroy a City: To Destroy a City

A pleasing debut from a Chicago post-rock outfit.

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18 Sep 2011 // 8:58 PM

Gojogo: 28,000 Days

Pushing world music into the post-modern age.

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All the Apparatus: All the Apparatus

All the Apparatus is a rollicking, eclectic, and hysteric form of indie rock, perfect for those who prefer celebration over navel-gazing.

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Yellowcard: When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes

Yellowcard has returned from their hiatus with a renewed vision and some of the catchiest songs you'll hear all year.

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The Spill Canvas: Formalities

Pop rockers put together the best of their two EP's from this year, throw in some other new tracks, and result in a decent full-length to keep fans appeased.

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Juliana Hatfield: Peace & Love

Juliana Hatfield remains deep in mourning for the days of Crystal Pepsi and Pogs, but can't seem to say anything very intellectual about it here.

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Only Everything was Juliana Hatfield’s third album after leaving Boston’s Blake Babies and with it she seemed on the verge of stardom. “My

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Camper Van Beethoven: Popular Songs of Great Enduring Strength and Beauty

Popular is a point of debate, but the best picks from the legendary indie slacker outfit's catalogue still spreads strength and beauty across college radio stations to this day.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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