The Isley Brothers and Santana: Power of Peace

The Isley Brothers and Santana: Power of Peace

By Tristan Kneschke

At a time of great political and social upheaval, Power of Peace positions itself as a message of love and unity over hate and division. 27 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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‘Devil’s Music, Holy Rollers and Hillbillies’ Joins the Debate on the Origins of Rock ‘n’ Roll

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Chris Robinson Holds Rock Services at the Chapel in San Francisco

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Big Star: The Best of Big Star

Another compilation album from Big Star? Should we care? Yes. Yes we should.

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19 Jul 2017 // 7:30 AM

DWNTWN: Racing Time

Although Racing Time showcases DWNTWN’s hook-driven pop sensibilities, it positions such displays on the played out stage of ‘80s emulation and in the less-than-stellar lighting of the album’s second half.

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19 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

Tau Cross: Pillar of Fire

Tau Cross displays no intention of slowing down or conforming and delivers an alchemical work of crossover thrash and brainy post-punk with folk deviations.

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The Guinness-drinking Folks at ‘The Forensic Records Society’ Sure Know Their Music

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‘Orphan Black’: Krystal Is the Amusing Delight of a Serious Story

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‘Threads’ Is a Cartoon Sojourn in a Metaphorical Jungle of Real-world Refugees

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How a Song By Unknown Newcomer Adam Johnston Ended Up on Blondie's New Album

// Sound Affects

"Adam Johnston of An Unkindness wrote a song at 17 years old and posted it online. Two years later, magic happened.

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