• Woman's Hour
    Album Review

    A Collection of Lonely ‘Conversations’

    by Adriana Sabo

      Woman’s Hour is a British band based in London. Members of the band are siblings Fiona Jane (vocals) and William (guitar), who were joined back in 2011 by Nick (bass) and Josh (keyboards). Even though they have been playing for some time now, they have only just released their debut album, titled Conversations (though Secretly
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      Woman’s Hour is a British band based in London. Members of the band are siblings Fiona Jane (v
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  • Slingshot
    Move Fast And Break Your Reputation

    Facebook Fires Its Slingshot At The Deadpool

    by Shane Barnhill

    In June, Facebook made its second attempt to poke at Snapchat’s dominance of ephemeral messaging by releasing Slingshot, a new app based on an odd core mechanic: To view an incoming “sling” (photo post) from a friend, a user needs to first sling a photo back in return. The original sender, then, cannot view
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    In June, Facebook made its second attempt to poke at Snapchat’s dominance of ephemeral messaging
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  • Hummingbirds
    Tiny, Gorgeous Little Pricks

    Hummingbirds Are Assholes

    by Adrienne Boettinger

    Anyone who has ever watched an adorable little toddler reach over and bite her sister on the head can tell you that just because something is cute it doesn’t mean it still can’t mess you up. Deep within us we seem compelled to associate something’s cuteness with its general niceness and adorability.  Maybe
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    Anyone who has ever watched an adorable little toddler reach over and bite her sister on the head c
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New Music The Snap:  Woman’s Hour is
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The Snap: Alt-J just released the official video for "Hunger of the Pine," a celestial number whose visual accompaniment belongs in - or mocks? - The Hunger Games. Decide for yourself and watch at the bottom of the ...
Alternate Song Title: Hunger Games meets Miley?

Watch This: Alt-J, “Hunger of the Pine”

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Alt-J just released the official video for “Hunger of the Pine,” a celestial number whose visual accompaniment belongs in – or mocks? - The Hunger Games. Decide for yourself and watch at the bottom of the post. This is All Yours doesn’t make its debut until September 22nd, but you can pre-order the album on
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The Snap: Woman's Hour is a British band based in London. Members of the band are siblings Fiona Jane (vocals) and William (guitar), who were joined back in 2011 by Nick (bass) and Josh (keyboards). Even though they have ...
"Conversations" Review

A Collection of Lonely ‘Conversations’

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Woman’s Hour is a British band based in London. Members of the band are siblings Fiona Jane (vocals) and William (guitar), who were joined back in 2011 by Nick (bass) and Josh (keyboards). Even though they have been playing for some time now, they have only just released their debut album, titled Conversations (though Secretly
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The Snap: Natalie Prass' single release "Goodbye, Goodbye" proves that this singer-songwriter isn't resting on her laurels. Last reported, Natalie is on tour with Jenny Lewis as part of the backing band. In this ...
SINGLE TRACK REVIEW

LISTEN TO: “GOODBYE, GOODBYE” BY NATALIE PRASS

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Natalie Prass‘ single release “Goodbye, Goodbye” proves that this singer-songwriter isn’t resting on her laurels. Last reported, Natalie is on tour with Jenny Lewis as part of the backing band. In this collaborative phase, she’s also played with Among Savages. Natalie hasn’t slacked off as this single
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The Snap: Anyone who has ever watched an adorable little toddler reach over and bite her sister on the head can tell you that just because something is cute it doesn’t mean it still can’t mess you up. Deep within us ...
Tiny, Gorgeous Little Pricks

Hummingbirds Are Assholes

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Anyone who has ever watched an adorable little toddler reach over and bite her sister on the head can tell you that just because something is cute it doesn’t mean it still can’t mess you up. Deep within us we seem compelled to associate something’s cuteness with its general niceness and adorability.  Maybe
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The Snap: If you, like so many people, have experienced those dark and twisted moments of anger, sadness, or just plain simple depression and if, in those dark and twisted moments, you went Googleing music that would feed ...
'Celestite' Review

Wolves in the Throne Room Found their ‘Celestite’ Place Under the Sun

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If you, like so many people, have experienced those dark and twisted moments of anger, sadness, or just plain simple depression and if, in those dark and twisted moments, you went Googleing music that would feed that darkness, you most probably stumbled upon Wolves in the Throne Room. If, on the other hand, you
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The Snap: In June, Facebook made its second attempt to poke at Snapchat's dominance of ephemeral messaging by releasing Slingshot, a new app based on an odd core mechanic: To view an incoming "sling" (photo post) from a ...
Move Fast And Break Your Reputation

Facebook Fires Its Slingshot At The Deadpool

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In June, Facebook made its second attempt to poke at Snapchat’s dominance of ephemeral messaging by releasing Slingshot, a new app based on an odd core mechanic: To view an incoming “sling” (photo post) from a friend, a user needs to first sling a photo back in return. The original sender, then, cannot view
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The Snap: Trampled by Turtles, the iconic bluegrass band hailing from Duluth, is at long last unveiling Wild Animals on NPR First Listen. It's been long-awaited since 2012's Stars and Satellites, which has held a place ...
Does TBT have split personalities?

Listen to: Trampled by Turtles, ‘Wild Animals’

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Trampled by Turtles, the iconic bluegrass band hailing from Duluth, is at long last unveiling Wild Animals on NPR First Listen. It’s been long-awaited since 2012′s Stars and Satellites, which has held a place on Billboard’s bluegrass charts for two whopping years. The album makes its official debut on Tuesday, July 1
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The Snap: Nominees for the Emmy Awards were just announced and across America, people are smashing the crap out of their TVs and mobile devices to avoid seeing manic meltdowns on Fox “News.” That’s because the arch ...
First President with Emmy Nod for Mock Show About Mockery. And Health Care.

And The Emmy Goes To…

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Nominees for the Emmy Awards were just announced and across America, people are smashing the crap out of their TVs and mobile devices to avoid seeing manic meltdowns on Fox “News.” That’s because the arch nemesis of all that is right-wing, President Barack Obama, has received a nod from whomever it is that
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The Snap: It's been four years since I read Colin Greenwood's piece in Censor Index about why his band Radiohead released their album In Rainbow to fans directly. Not much has changed in the music world since that ...
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING A LOCAL MUSIC CONNOISSEUR

You Are Not The Music You Listen To On The Road

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It’s been four years since I read Colin Greenwood’s piece in Censor Index about why his band Radiohead released their album In Rainbow to fans directly. Not much has changed in the music world since that experiment in distribution. However, the motive behind the release is as, if not more, important than ever:
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The Snap: Once upon a time, there was a magically frozen, northern land where the beer flowed like sweet nectar, random citizens were polite, hockey was king, and moose roamed the streets, wantonly destroying all in their ...
Thanks for Making U.S. Congress Look Not So Bad!

Our Morbid Obsession with Rob Ford: Misery Loves Company

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Once upon a time, there was a magically frozen, northern land where the beer flowed like sweet nectar, random citizens were polite, hockey was king, and moose roamed the streets, wantonly destroying all in their paths. This was known as the mystical land of Canadia…seriously, why aren’t citizens of Canada called Canadans? Why
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The Snap: Indeed, Independence Day might be behind us for yet another 361 days, but the patriotic streak is still running strong. This summer, celebrate America with 12 tracks worth of Bruce Springsteen (because is ...
All hail The Boss.

Listen to: ‘Dead Man’s Town: A Tribute to Born in the USA’

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Indeed, Independence Day might be behind us for yet another 361 days, but the patriotic streak is still running strong. This summer, celebrate America with 12 tracks worth of Bruce Springsteen (because is there anything more American than The Boss, after all?) worship as your stalwart companion. Dead Man’s Town: A Tribute to Born
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The Snap: Gather round, children, and listen to a story about a governor who would be president. He’s got the hair, smile and down home persona that screams electability. He’s even changed his accessories to seem more ...
New Texas State Motto: Giving Florida a Run For Its Money

Rick Perry Uses Words

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Gather round, children, and listen to a story about a governor who would be president. He’s got the hair, smile and down home persona that screams electability. He’s even changed his accessories to seem more intellectual than like he’s about to do a two-step or attend a hangin’. And he’s got time on
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