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Taking Back Sunday’s Original Lineup Back Together On New Release: A Review

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July 2, 2011
Taking Back Sunday - Taking Back Sunday

Taking Back Sunday’s original lineup gathers back together on their new self-titled release Taking Back Sunday. Starting out with a shout, the song “El Paso” has some excellent guitar sounds on it. I like the the middle fizzling out and kicking back up again. A really great Alternative Rock sounding song is the marvelous...
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Brad Paisley – ‘This is Country Music’: A Review

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May 26, 2011
Brad Paisley - This is Country Music

It may be Brad Paisley is too good on the guitar. Never shy about doing blazing hot solos, they are in abundance on his brand new album This is Country Music. He really does shine on “Eastwood” which features Clint Eastwood. Western it is, and features a jaw dropping solo in the middle of the...
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Lady Gaga – ‘Born This Way’: A Review

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May 22, 2011
Lady GaGa - Born This Way

Lady GaGa’s new release Born This Way is set to release on Monday, May 23rd. 2011. There is no arguing she is a mega superstar. It will sell millions. “Born This Way” is an okay single, better remixed. “Judas” is a better song although some argue the subject has been done better by other...
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Moby – ‘Destroyed’: A Review

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May 19, 2011
Moby - Destroyed

  Electronic group Moby’s new release Destroyed has a synthesizer sound that is smooth and shimmering. This is quite a departure from Pop music’s obsession with harsh synthesizers that get noisy after awhile. If an electronic sound that swirls and flows appeals to you, the latest from Moby aims to please. “The Broken Places” has...
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Charlie Sheen Releases New iPhone App: ‘The Masheen’

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April 22, 2011
Charlie Sheen Releases New iPhone App: ‘The Masheen’

Controversial actor Charlie Sheen released his own mobile app today called “The Masheen.” The new app is now available not only for Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone and iPod Touch mobile devices, but also for the company’s popular iPad tablet computer as well. Although not available yet, an Android compatible version of the application is in...
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Cedar Rapids: Feel-Good Vulgarity

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March 25, 2011
Cedar Rapids: Feel-Good Vulgarity

The latest film from indie director Miguel Arteta (Chuck and Buck, The Good Girl) is reminiscent of a Frank Capra film, but with a lot more sex jokes. If it were written by one of the screenwriters in Robert Altman’s brilliant film The Player, the pitch might have been: “Think Mr. Smith Goes To...
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Lady GaGa’s New ‘Born This Way’ Remix EP: A Review

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March 18, 2011
Lady GaGa’s New ‘Born This Way’ Remix EP: A Review

Lady GaGa’s new song “Born This Way” as a single is okay, but I was curious as to what it would sound like tweaked, hopefully better than the original. The answer to my question is found on the Remix EP ‘Born This Way’. Included is the standard version, but the real intrigue is in...
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Avril Lavigne’s ‘Goodbye Lullaby’ to be Released March 8th — Acoustic Pop ‘Til You Drop

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March 7, 2011
Avril Lavigne’s ‘Goodbye Lullaby’ to be Released March 8th — Acoustic Pop ‘Til You Drop

The latest effort from Avril Lavigne is the very acoustic pop driven Goodbye Lullaby, produced by ex-husband Deryck Whimbley of Sum 41 fame. The  first song, short and bittersweet, is most likely about him. “Black Star” has a memorable melody and is a very fine start. “Push” sets the tone for the rest of...
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Rabbit Hole

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February 25, 2011
Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole represents a radical departure for director John Cameron Mitchell, who previously brought us 2001′s Hedwig and the Angry Inch, an alternately hilarious and tragic musical that redefined the possibilities of the genre, and 2006′s Shortbus, which famously included scenes of non-simulated sexual activity but handily avoided actual pornography by thoughtfully and poignantly...
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The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

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January 18, 2011
The Decemberists’ New Album ‘The King Is Dead’ Released January 18th, 2011

The single “Down By The Water” from the Decemberists’ new album The King Is Dead has an obvious single feel to it, that and it is simply just a darn good song. The two bareboned songs “January Hymn” and “June Hymn” have a drowsy feel to them. “Don’t Carry It All” instantly reminded me of...
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Avril Lavigne’s New Single “What The Hell” Released Jan. 11th

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January 11, 2011
Avril Lavigne’s New Single “What The Hell” Released Jan. 11th

If you just can’t wait until March 8th to hear Avril Lavigne’s new album ‘Goodbye Lullaby’, the new single “What the Hell” is available right now. Right away this song emits a good girl gone bad attitude. This is a real good example of the sound we are getting here and now. The unusual keyboard...
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