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Artist: 
The Last Shadow Puppets
Label: 
Domino Recording Co ltd

The Last Shadow Puppets have in this album mixed together bass heavy rock tracks, french doo-wop, and psychedelic alternative to make a fast paced and comprehensive album that feels like a play rather than a piece of music. Released Dec 2, 2016, this album follows up their previous "Everything You've Come to Expect", which combined alex turners and miles kanes personas into covers and original pieces, and this recent EP followed the same format.

Sounds Like: 
Arctic Monkeys
Sounds Like: 
David Bowie
Sounds Like: 
The Beatles if they did ketamine before a live show
Name: 
Brendan Bogar/Patrick Baker
Date Reviewed: 
02/06/2017
Artist: 
Kid Koala ft. Emiliana Torrini
Label: 
Arts & Crafts Production Inc.

Good news for everyone who likes good study music material, I have the track for you.

Sounds Like: 
Hans Zimmer
Sounds Like: 
Deadmau5
Name: 
Alex Paris
Date Reviewed: 
02/07/2017
Artist: 
Jain
Label: 
RCA Records

Jain is a French pop artist whose songs are iconic, with millions of listens on Spotify. After I listened to this collection, I began to recognize her voice in myriad television shows and commercials.

Sounds Like: 
L.E.J.
Sounds Like: 
Hyphen Hyphen
Sounds Like: 
the backing to that episode of Santa Clarita Diet
Name: 
Hannah Isaac
Date Reviewed: 
02/07/2017
Artist: 
Society Falls
Label: 
Society Falls

As a huge fan of female-fronted rock bands, I'm so excited about Society Falls. In addition to being great live, their passion comes across in the music. The instruments are a bit loud and it's hard to hear the vocals sometimes,  but the songs are still a good listen. 

This California band puts on a fun live show full of energy! 

Sounds Like: 
Paramore
Sounds Like: 
Hey Monday
Name: 
Taylor Brestel
Date Reviewed: 
02/06/2017
Artist: 
Divided Minds
Label: 
Divided Minds

This album transported me back to middle school (which honestly isn't a bad thing). Very late-2000s rock style. It was great.

Sounds Like: 
All-American Rejects
Sounds Like: 
Boys Like Girls
Name: 
Taylor Brestel
Date Reviewed: 
02/06/2017
Artist: 
Priests
Label: 
Sister Polygon Records

        I was really hoping to love Nothing Feels Natural, I really was, but it's just not for me. Opening song "Appropriate" is indicative of the album, in that it starts out with lots of energy and anger, and it just turns into a void of moody mush, saxophone and all. The first two singles "Jj" and "Pink White House" are some of the best songs of the year, and while the follow up single "Nothing Feels Natural" is more tuneful and still pretty good, they shouldn't have used it as a template.

Sounds Like: 
Savages
Sounds Like: 
X-Ray Spex
Sounds Like: 
Downtown Boys
Sounds Like: 
Perfect Pussy
Name: 
Andrew Boring
Date Reviewed: 
02/03/2017
Artist: 
Sleater-Kinney
Label: 
Sub Pop

Sleater-Kinney is one of my all time favorite bands. I was overjoyed when they returned from their hiatus in 2015 with the album No Cities to Love, which did not disappoint. This new live album was recorded in Paris during the tour for that record. This live record really captures the energy of the bands live performances. There is no let down on these live tracks compared to the studio versions. The performance consists of songs spanning the entire bands carrer.

Sounds Like: 
Bikini Kill
Sounds Like: 
Heavens To Betsy
Name: 
Daniel Clark
Date Reviewed: 
02/02/2017
Artist: 
Dolly Spartans
Label: 
Noble Media

The alternative garage band Dolly Spartans, comes from the cool New York City, making music with memorable and catchy sounds. They are not like other New York bands that want to pretend they are cool, Dolly Spartans are COOL. First of all, the cover of their latest drop Time Sides With No One EP is like a Monet inspired aqua dream and the only think cooler is their name, Dolly Spartans. Could it be Dolly Parton name if she was in the Roman Era? Besides the aesthetics of the band, their music is INCREDIBLE. They have a 90's old school sound.

Sounds Like: 
Non British, faster Arctic Monkeys
Sounds Like: 
Something Fresh
Name: 
Javi Perez
Date Reviewed: 
02/01/2017
Artist: 
Pink Martini
Label: 
Audiogram

"What I liked was their music cannot be pigeonholed under one liable. It's an interesting amalgamation so many genres, pop, rock, reggae, world music, jazz, etc. Each song is different and like that famous Forrest Gump box of chocolates you never know what you're going get. I like the songs that have the influence of Middle eastern Music. I really don't remember the names of the songs because it's been such a long time and I only had or owned one CD by them a long time ago.

Sounds Like: 
Jazzamor
Sounds Like: 
The Puppini Sisters
Sounds Like: 
Oi Va Voi
Name: 
Jacob Sky Bruse
Date Reviewed: 
01/31/2017
Artist: 
Homeshake
Label: 
Sinderlyn

Call Me Up is a recent single from Montreal based R&B band Homeshake from their upcoming album

Sounds Like: 
Mild High Club
Sounds Like: 
Mac Demarco
Name: 
Jack Maloney
Date Reviewed: 
01/31/2017
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