Articles tagged rock, paper, scissors

Blitzen Trapper: All Across This Land

As the Portland band continues to log miles across the country, a new collection of tunes proves to be reliably comforting, adventurous, and wildly literate.

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7 Oct 2015 // 10:30 AM

Glenn Mercer: Incidental Hum

Glenn Mercer's second solo album -- and first since 2007 -- is proof that that this Feelies man is a formidable presence in guitar music. For the weird side of your mood.

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Matt Nathanson: Show Me Your Fangs

Career-defining songs from a songwriter with an already-impressive track record. Prepare to hear plenty about this for some time to come.

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David Bowie: Five Years (1969-1973)

David Bowie presents a lavish box set containing classic albums that have been carefully remastered for amazing sound clarity.

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6 Oct 2015 // 2:10 AM

Shawn Colvin: Uncovered

Colvin seems satisfied just to find material that lets her pass for the older but wiser girl. She’s no sheboopi.

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October Sky - ‘Rise’ (EP stream) (premiere)

Brute force, progressive rock experimentation, and slick production highlight the latest EP by the Canadian duo.

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Paul McCartney: Tug of War / Pipes of Peace

Long forgotten, these reissues may be a mixed bag, but prove essential when reflecting on the ex-Beatle's vast volume of work.

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2 Oct 2015 // 2:15 AM

Don Henley: Cass County

Cass County takes an interest in time, nostalgia and the inherent heartbreak of aging, and what makes sense as a country song.

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IAMX - ‘Metanoia’ (album stream) (premiere)

The sixth album by the former Sneaker Pimp bridges multiple genres to create a vibrant, energetic, glammy musical hybrid.

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Where the City Meets the Sky: Chasing Yesterday: The Remixes

Here's a remix album that makes you want to listen to the original material. In other breaking news, the earth is round.

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Against Me!: 23 Live Sex Acts

Whenever a good punk band delivers a live album that actually captures that live energy, it's worth noting. This is one of those times.

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Motel Beds - “Mind Glitter” (video) (premiere)

The fabulous new video by the Dayton rockers celebrates classic moments of American decadence and gluttony.

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Nikki Hill - “(Let Me Tell You Bout) LUV” (audio) (premiere)

When you have a powerful Southern soul singer with a penchant for AC/DC, you know you're going to get something badass.

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Collective Soul: See What You Started By Continuing

Collective Soul sound refreshed and reinvigorated with a set that stays true to who they are.

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Aaron Lee Tasjan - “Made in America” (audio) (premiere)

The young New York Dolls alum sets off on his own with a terrific roots rock album.

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25 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Ryan Adams: 1989

Save a few tweaks here and there, Adams' 1989 never gets too bold, his covers sounding more like curiosities than clever reinventions.

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Nadia Kazmi - “Haunting” (video) (premiere)

The searing, dark blues rock of this track lives up to its title.

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Led Zeppelin: In Through the Out Door (Deluxe Edition)

Led Zeppelin's final album proves to have more symbolic value than actual musical value.

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David Gilmour: Rattle That Lock

Rattle That Lock is an intimate album with genuine feeling and heart, and Gilmour shows without question that his talents have not diminished.

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Collective Soul - “Contagious” (audio) (premiere)

The Georgia veterans keep it simple on their latest track, and come through with a gem.

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Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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