Festival Preview: Moogfest


What better way to honor a musical visionary like Bob Moog than to have a music festival dedicated to his memory, and the mark his musical inventions have made on music. Moogfest, taking place in Moog’s last place of residence in downtown Asheville, N.C. on October 26 and 27, does just that. It’s a somewhat

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Album Review: Tame Impala, Lonerism


A breathy, rhythmic voice starts chanting, “I gotta be above it” with chugging drums following suit. Vocals introduce the melody; sounding like a life-changing revelation has just taken place. Grandiose synths interject, creating the feeling of lifting off into the air. This is all a call to get on the psychedelic rock train. All aboard,

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Ben Howard Delivers At Webster Hall


Ever heard of Ben Howard? I hadn’t, but apparently I’m in the minority on that one, since about half of his tour dates are completely sold out. What’s the big deal about him, he’s just another singer/songwriter dude from West London, yeah? That was my question. At his sold out show at Webster Hall Wednesday

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Festival Preview: Austin City Limits


Austin City Limits Music Festival is reaching monumental status this year, showcasing over 130 bands across eight stages over three days, and whoops – regular tickets are already sold out. Held in Zilker Park in the heart of Austin, TX, the music takes place from October 12-14, 2012. Although it’s grown exponentially over the years,

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