Every week, the list of songs I wanna tell you about gets longer and more backed up. Every week it’s more and more difficult to narrow it down to only 5. But at least this way you know you’re getting the very best stuff we’ve come across, right? Here’s our latest batch of really really good songs, and we promise, they truly are the cream of the crop.
“Tell em why you mad son!” That’s the first thing that came to mind as I went through this project. 90’s era production, a focus on lyricism, and an absolute disdain for the current “Turnt Up” state of Hip-Hop.
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It would be an understatement to say that the long-awaited Transgender Dysphoria Blues, Against Me!‘s first album to be released since frontman Tom Gabel became frontwoman Laura Jane Grace, is one of the most talked-about albums of 2014 so far.
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Yes, it’s true–psychedelic rockers Deerhunter are returning to VA in less than one month’s time, this time with a show at Charlottesville’s Jefferson Theater on Tuesday, February 4. If you missed their last Richmond appearance, at the Sound City festival last August (and we know a lot of people did…), you’ll get another chance to see them just a couple of weeks from now, and this time you’d better be there!
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It only took me four months in Richmond to go to my first hardcore show. I know half of you are wondering what the fuck is wrong with me, which is a pretty legit question, but give me 900 words or so to explain myself.
The week has reached its end, and once again we’ve heard a lot of great new music! If anything, it’s almost overwhelming, which is why we do these little roundups at the end of each week–to help you make sense of the musical pile-up that is sometimes a bit too much for us.
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