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The Ballad of Lizzy Grant

A version of this article also appears on   I’ll admit it, I was late to the party on this one. By the time I got around to Googling her name, Lana Del Rey’s album had already dropped, her … Continue reading

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Of Lake Street Dive and Nachos

We’ve all heard it said, at some time or another, about a great bar, or a vintage clothing store, or a hole-in-the-wall diner that serves the best nachos in town: “this city’s best-kept secret.” You might think it’s a good … Continue reading

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En Garde!

  (A version of this review appears on Buke and Gass: Riposte When you pop the new album from Buke and Gass into your CD player—or, more likely, upload it onto your iTunes—don’t be afraid to crank it. The … Continue reading

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It Feels Good to Feel Bad

(A version of this review appears on Timber Timbre: Creep On Creepin’ On In a musical landscape throbbing with the nostalgic pulse of synthesizer and other lovingly reappropriated pieces of pop—think Lady Gaga’s homage to Madonna on “Born This … Continue reading

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