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The Gaslamp Killer earned his nickname by ruining the vibe of clubs in San Diego’s Gaslamp district with his incongruous DJ sets, so we must conclude those clubs were lame.
Officiel//Artificiel (Verve Forecast). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Vernal Equinox (Ndeya). Review by James Mann.
Louisville’s Second Annual Bourbon & Beyond Festival promised to be the two-day event of the year, but Mother Nature had other plans. Check out Michelle Wilson’s full recap.
Bourbon & Beyond 2018 features great bands, good food and lots of Kentucky bourbon! What’s not to like?
Box Set #3 (curated by Brian Eno) (Knitting Factory Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
III (Glitterbeat). Review by James Mann.
Salt on Sea Glass (Chimera Music). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Yeasayer ambles between the tribal, worldbeat vibes of their debut album and the ’80s-influenced synth sounds of their latest to a packed house at Firestone Live, Jeff Schweers among them.
Dark Was the Night (Red Hot Organization). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Once again, New York City signals the end of summer with a non-stop CMJ Marathon. Tracy Fay gives us her highlights in this roundup.
Grown Backwards (Nonesuch). Review by Sean Slone.
Unite Tonight (Tiger Style). Review by Stein Haukland.
Backwards (Super Asbestos). Review by Stein Haukland.
Muzikizum (Skint / Columbia). Review by Stein Haukland.
Volume Two (Sony). Review by Phil Bailey.
Look Into the Eyeball (Luaka Bop/Virgin). Review by Julio Diaz.
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