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Springsteen’s new “Wrecking Ball” not a wreck at all

originally printed in Insite Magazine BY GREG ALLARD Bruce Springsteen said that his new album “Wrecking Ball” was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement, and songs like “We Take Care of Our Own” and “Death to My Old Town” … Continue reading

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The Shins’ send indie-alt mix off from “Port of Morrow”

BY ALYSSA HOLCOMB The latest release from indie alt-rock group The Shins combines fantasy and folk overlayed with alternative flair, furthering their pension for mixing slightly space-y sounds with more grounded, rock-rooted beats. The album was released on vocalist/guitarist James … Continue reading

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Civil Twilight brings overcast indie clouds with “Holy Weather”

BY ALYSSA HOLCOMB With a blend of hushed melodies and slightly edgy electric instruments, indie trio Civil Twilight hone in on the indie-alternative spectrum with their sophomore effort, Holy Weather. Resonant of a variety of bands, from the introspective nature … Continue reading

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