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Listing: 5 Lyrics that Toe the Passé ‘Heartfelt’ Line on Katy B’s ‘Little Red’

Already a name in her native UK, Katy B sophomore album release was dubbed “sophisticated dance music with heart” by her fellow Brits, making more of us Stateside take notice. It’s easy to see why – […]

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5 Lyrics That Deserve Some Shine on Black History Month

Despite the polar vortex treating a majority of America like its own personal winter wonderland there are plenty of reasons to celebrate what’s been a relatively dreary February. And no we’re not talking about Valentine’s […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume VI

We’ve got Laura Jane Grace writing transgender booby strifes, Timeflies bobbing and weaving through a virtual heartache English California skateboard obstacle course, Katy Perry in a virtual speaker getting her “Aphrodite” on and more, with […]

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RIFF’d: Broken Bells’ ‘After the Disco’

There’s nothing elusive or misleading about what Broken Bells is trying to do with their sophomore album After the Disco. The title itself says it all. This is about moving beyond trivial pursuits, and into […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume V

Lipstick, double exposures, a token handwritten font and more from another weekly crew of some music hearts wishing to put all those of hours of pen to paper to music sheet, into the glory of […]

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Streetside: Latyrx Brings the Heat to Chicago’s Double Door; January 25

It’s been 16 years since Latyrx last released an album, and in that span they’ve been virtually nonexistent. The hope is that with a tour of their sophomore album, aptly title The Second Album, they […]

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RIFF’d: Dum Dum Girls’ ‘Too True’

Frontwoman Dee Dee Penny (originally known as Kristin Wilchez) of Dum Dum Girls has been wooing critics with her indie-pop charms for a few years now, which eventually landed the band with a performance on […]

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Best Lyric Vids of the Week: Volume IV

Creedence come out of nowhere with cinematic rhetoric nostalgia, Avril Lavigne turns internet cat memes into seizure sexual innuendo and the Key of Awesome dudes take on lyric video phenomena as a whole like stand-up […]

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Listing: The Top 5 Lyrics From Young The Giant’s ‘Mind Over Matter’

Released via a label typically associated with heavy metal, unexpectedly championed by eternal miserablist Morrissey and spawning a song (“Cough Syrup”) which featured during an attempted suicide scene in Glee, the story surrounding Young The […]

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RIFF’d: Warpaint’s ‘Warpaint’

Looking to avoid the trappings of redundancy, Warpaint waited four long years to release the follow up to The Fool, gambling with creative purgatory in these internet flash times. But it paid off. In that span […]

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