Nick Mosley

Rolling Blackouts

The Go! Team’s latest offering to us thrill-seekers is a fast-paced joyride of an album, crashing through your speakers. Go! Team’s unique and now famous blend of old-school hip-hop and raucous pop – with the usual mixture of ecstatic chanting, bright keyboard, distorted guitar and Ninja’s rapping is once again...
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Posted Feb. 14, 2011

Come Around Sundown

Was it just me or do you remember the days when Kings of Leon were exciting too? Held up by everyone from obscure indie rockers like Modest Mouse, to folk legends like Bob Dylan as one of the greats in a tame new wave. Kings of Leon seemed to represent...
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Posted Nov. 16, 2010

The Chaos

‘Oh the chaos, but what’s it got to do with us?’ The Futureheads declare on the opener of the...
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Posted May. 15, 2010

Teen Dream

In the last issue I was imploring you all to take notice of John Hughes as one the greatest influences on modern music. _Teen Dream_ by Beach House is yet another album which evokes the hazy romance of your teenage years, as the title suggests, with each song sounding like...
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Posted Feb. 12, 2010

John Hughes and Music

As this is an article in the music section you may be wondering why I am writing about John Hughes. John Hughes was one of the most successful commercial filmmakers of the 80s and 90s. However I was extremely struck when his death was announced in August, that so few...
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Posted Feb. 11, 2010


So this is the story of Justin Vernon, of Bon Iver fame, so far: guy plays in a few bands in the Wisconsin indie scene for a couple of years, breaks up with his girlfriend, goes native and records the album of the year in a small log cabin with...
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Posted Oct. 27, 2009