Wild Nothing: Life of Pause

Wild Nothing: Life of Pause

By Ian King

Jack Tatum’s third album doesn’t chase new horizons so much as it absorbs their reflection into his fondly familiar dream pop bubble. 11 Feb 2016 // 2:30 AM

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Dog the Bounty Hunter: The Best of Season 2

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Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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