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First Listen: New Releases for August 21
Another quicker-than-normal week as I'm coming off of another trip. Album of the Week : Artist : Gardens & Villa Album : Music for Dogs Quick Description : Strange, compelling synth rock/art pop. Why You Should Listen : You reminisce about some of the weird...
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First Listen: New Releases for August 7
Looks like we might be exiting the summer doldrums. Album of the Week: Artist : Langhorne Slim and the Law Album : The Spirit Moves Quick Description : Latest album from the folk revivalist. Why You Should Listen : You enjoy upbeat folk music with a retro f...
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First Listen: New Releases for July 24
A slower release week than what we've been used to. Album of the Week : Artist : Watkins Family Hour Album : Watkins Family Hour Quick Description : Roots-infused staples and originals from the longtime Largo residency led by Sara Watkins. Why You Should Li...
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First Listen: New Releases for July 17
Filled with surprises and whimsy! Album of the Week Artist : Jason Isbell Album : Something More Than Free Quick Description : Jason Isbell's (formerly of the Drive-By Truckers) latest solo offering Why You Should Listen : Jason Isbell has a modern alt-coun...
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First Listen: New Releases for July 10
The Friday New Release Era has begun! Album of the Week Artist : Adrian Younge and Ghostface Killah Album : Twelve Reasons to Die II Quick Description : A continuation of a thematic project between the Wu-Tang member and a soul musician. Why You Should List...
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Review: I Am Princess X
Stealth YA mystery! May and Abby were best friends growing up, and they developed a comic together. When Abby died, so too did the comic. Until stickers with the comic started popping up all over Seattle. May quickly recruits an at-home IT "expert" to help...
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First Listen: New Releases for August 14
A very interesting week. This will be quicker than normal, though. Album of the Week : Artist : Rayland Baxter Album : Imaginary Man Quick Description : Well-crafted Americana/folk music. Why You Should Listen : When Ken praised two of the songs on this al...
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First Listen: New Releases for July 31
The dog days of summer are truly upon us. Album of the Week : Artist : Have Gun, Will Travel Album : Science From an Easy Chair Quick Description : Interesting indie rock album with roots influences about Shackleton's excursion 100 years ago. Why You Should...
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Spotify's Brand New Feature is the New Best Thing About Spotify
We're definitely Spotify partisans here at If It's Too Loud. I know I was one of the earliest American adopters, and it's easily some of the most valuable $10 in entertainment I spend a month. Spotify, however, has had one critical flaw, and that's in the...
We're definitely Spotify partisans here at If It's Too Loud. I know I was one of the earliest American adopters, and it's easily some of the most valuable $10 in entertainment I spend a month. Spotify, however, has had one cr...
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Review: Serafina and the Black Cloak
Closer to a 1.5. I really didn't like this book. I'm a firm believer that kids need creepy. There's a reason Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark have persevered over time, and Serafina and the Black Cloak tries pretty hard to be in that sam...
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First Listen: New Releases for July 10
The Friday New Release Era has begun! Artist : EZTV Album : Calling Out Quick Description : More throwback power pop in a debut album. Why You Should Listen : You love throwback acts, you're not bored by the retro phase we're in. Overall Thoughts : For me, ...
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Review: Those Girls
Closer to a 1.5. There are plenty of mean girl books. There are plenty of books that have absolutely despicable characters with little to no redeeming values. Those books sometimes know how to handle those topics, and Those Girls utterly fails at creating...
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