Category Archives: record review

thoughts on a specific album

Purity Ring – Shrines

From the center of every human female emanates a white blue energy, in waves of quiet fire it orbits her throughout her lifetime. It seeps in and out of hips and legs, it appears gossamer and fine at the fringes … Continue reading

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Mumford and Sons – Babel

The opinions expressed below are expressly stated to be the personal opinion of Caitlin Cristin White. In no way do I claim them to be facts. However, I think they’re pretty good. Music Critic Game: Hubris Fail Guess what? Music … Continue reading

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Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan

It’s nice, amidst the playground of bullshit that the music industry has in many ways become, to see genius projected out into the great unknown. Listening to Swing Lo Magellan I smile and nod, I gape in awe, I listen … Continue reading

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The Walkmen – Heaven

The Walkmen occupy a special place in my heart because the first time I ever heard them I was visiting New York for only the second time, and I still lived in LA. I was toying with the idea of … Continue reading

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Beach House – Bloom

                                                  Can I wait the hours / Till you find me? Why do I love the music that I love so much? What drives the whirlwind of emotions that tunnel up like a cyclone when I hear specific songs … Continue reading

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Tennis – Young & Old

This review was originally published at Listen Before You Buy. I’m going to be honest, I listened to this record six full times through and remained unimpressed. I felt disconnected from the music and didn’t have that same special feeling … Continue reading

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Races – The Year Of The Witch

Races, why did I wait so long to uncover your epic, sad beauty? I kept hearing my friend Caleb over at Epic Concoction talking about the band Races, and like the stubborn fool that I am I wrote him off. … Continue reading

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