Trombone Shorty – For True

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Release Date: September 13th, 2011 Reviewed By Evelyn Miska Krieger For the uninitiated, Trombone Shorty is truly unlike anything they’ve heard before. The project is the brainchild of New Orleans’ native Troy Andrews and is an astounding mix of jazz, Motown, rap, soul and even a little bit rock. Even if the album isn’t a […]

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Feersum Ennjin – Feersum Ennjin

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Release Date: November 22nd, 2011 Reviewed By Evelyn Miska Krieger There’s little doubt that the moniker under which former Tool bassist Paul D’Amour is now working is a bit odd. Even with the knowledge that the name comes from a science fiction novel by Iain Banks, it still may cause some double-takes. That said, a […]

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Wolf Gang – Suego Faults

Release Date: July 25th, 2011 Reviewed By Evelyn Miska Krieger Wolf Gang’s first full-length album, Suego Faults, is what one might expect from a debut, there are some ups and downs, but in general it’s a solid album and many of the perks outweigh the problems. Even if listeners didn’t know prior to investigating Suego […]

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Chevelle – Hats Off to the Bull

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Release Date: December 6th, 2011 Reviewed By Evelyn Miska Krieger It may come as a bit of a surprise that Chevelle has been around since 1995 and has multiple albums under their belts. They often seem like one of those bands that pops up on local alternative rock radio and is more likely a one-hit […]

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The Black Keys – El Camino

Release Date: December 6th, 2011 Reviewed By Evelyn Miska Krieger Unless you’ve been completely ignoring rock radio, you’ve probably heard The Black Keys mentioned, even if you can’t put a finger on which song is theirs. There’s good reason for why they seem to be one of the hottest things on alternative radio. Their recent […]

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