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CMJ Review: Born Gold @ Cameo Gallery

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November 9th, 2011

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We entered through a nice, calm restaurant and bar, made our way past the kitchen, and stumbled upon Cameo gallery’s intimate venue space. New York’s own Zambri opened with a nice soothing performance, but little did we know, the tables were about to completely turn. […]

DJ Spotlight: Freak Flag with Rhett Henry

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November 9th, 2011

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Show: Freak Flag Hometown: The grand ol’ town of Lawrenceville,Georgia. Fun fact: notorious smut peddler Larry Flynt was shot here. O,Georgia! Favorite Band: No question about this one – Of Montreal from Athens, GA has been my favorite outfit for almost half of a decade. Fresh: […]

Art vs. Science @ Le Poisson Rouge

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November 7th, 2011

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As soon as Chad Valley finished his ethereal electronic set, one of the most hyped bands of CMJ began to take the stage. There was a certain kind of buzz – that kind that makes you want to see a band even when you only […]

DIY Religion

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November 2nd, 2011

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“This is the first time in the history of popular music that the artist can define success on their own instead of the industry defining it. No longer are you successful if you go platinum or gold or win a Grammy. You can actually have […]

Localsfest 2011

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November 1st, 2011

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Featuring: Washed Out, New Animal, Small Reactions November 18th Cox Hall Ballroom Doors at 8pm Sneak Peek: http://youtu.be/FejQb1I5gaE

October Mix

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October 28th, 2011

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A collection of October’s mini-mixes from department members Ladov, Mark, Monroe, and Jake: Music Department Love Enjoy! Planet Queen || T. Rex Crooked Booty || Dungeon Family Starscat || Caravan Palace Look Alive || Despot Calling All Destroyers || Tsar  I Can’t Decide || Scissor […]

Liner Notes: Crosby, Stills and Nash

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October 26th, 2011

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By: Nick Bradley I remember the very first vinyl album I ever got: Crosby, Stills & Nash’s eponymous first album. They are, perhaps, the world’s best-known folk rock artists and, to this date, my favorite band. The album’s design is simple and clean. A picture […]

Freak Flag Empire: Rumination on a Pop Song

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October 24th, 2011

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By Rhett Henry I worked at an ice cream parlor for most of my high school career. Being servants of the gustus populi, we employees kept the in-store sound system constantly set on an Atlanta pop music station. Two-and-a-half years performing minimum wage labor gave […]

Foster the People @ Masquerade (9/21/11)

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October 17th, 2011

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Foster the People, Cults, and Reptar played a show at Masquerade’s outdoor music park that was as visually stunning as it was audibly enjoyable. When Reptar took the stage with “Rainbounce” off their Oblangle Fizz Y’all EP, the crowd didn’t know what to make of […]

Liner Notes: Southern Rock

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October 17th, 2011

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By Nick Bradley I’ll start this first column by first introducing the theme. My show (Monday 10pm) is a journey through rock history, with each segment encompassing a different era and subgenre of rock as we know it today. In this column, I’ll go further […]