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Jeff Raymond
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Politics, books, and all sorts of other forms of nerdity.
Politics, books, and all sorts of other forms of nerdity.

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First Listen: New Releases for 17 March
An interesting release week. Album of the Week : Artist : Frances Album : Things I've Never Said Quick Description : Compelling singer-songwritery tunes. Why You Should Listen : You like arresting music that surprises you. Overall Thoughts : I went in blind...

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First Listen: New Releases for March 10
Slowing down a bit... Album of the Week : Artist : Valerie June Album : The Order of Time Quick Description : Gorgeous folk music. Why You Should Listen : Valerie June is incredibly good and is quickly reaching "criminally underrated" status. Overall Though...

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First Listen, Part Two: More New Releases for March 3
And here's the rest from this week! Artist : Nadia Reid Album : Preservation Quick Description : Folkish music. Why You Should Listen : Nothing like it this week. Overall Thoughts : I don’t know for sure what I expected from this, but in terms of what is ef...

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First Listen: New Releases for March 3
So many new releases, so little time... Nothing crazy stands out this week, though. Artist : Bleached Album : Can You Deal? Quick Description : Bleached goes for a cleaner, power pop sound. Why You Should Listen : Bleached has been really good for a while, ...

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First Listen Part One: New Releases for February 24
SO MANY NEW RELEASES. As a quick note, I am keeping up with the Future albums. I delayed it last week because he was putting out an album this week, and now I'm delaying this week because he apparently has ANOTHER album coming out Friday of this week. So ...

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First Listen: New Releases for February 17
Another crazy release week, but a lot of middle-of-the-road stuff. So we'll cover the real highlights, and do quick hits on the rest. Album of the Week : Artist : Molly Burch Album : Please Be Mine Quick Description : Singer-songwritery roots-ish goodness ...

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First Listen Part Two: More New Releases for February 10
Here's the rest of the new releases for this week. Artist : Lupe Fiasco Album : DROGAS Light Quick Description : New album from the often-controversial rapper. Why You Should Listen : This is Lupe Fiasco's best effort in close to a decade. Overall Thoughts ...

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First Listen Part One: New Releases for February 10
A busier than normal week, so I'm splitting this into two days. Album of the Week : Artist : Sallie Ford Album : Soul Sick Quick Description : New album from a favorite here that will just have you asking "Sallie, who hurt you and how can we destroy them?" ...

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First Listen: New Releases for February 3
A slightly slower release week, so I'm adding one I missed at the end: Album of the Week : Artist : Alex Dezen Album : Alex Dezen II Quick Description : Second solo album from the Damnwells singer/songwriter. Why You Should Listen : It's super polished and ...

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First Listen: New Releases for January 27
Lots of new releases this week combined with some poor time management for this weekend for me means we're going to do a more highlights-based First Listen this week as opposed to the more traditional. Album of the Week : Artist : Stef Chura Album : Messes ...
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