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Washington D.C., United StatesMary Timony’s Ex Hex Rips into Power Pop

Mary Timony’s Ex Hex Rips into Power Pop

Oh, Mary Timony. She’s unfailing in every one of her rock ‘n’ roll efforts, from the Mary Timony Band to Wild Flag to Autoclave and Helium back in the '90s. Be it nuances of math rock or jangle-pop or punk, Timony’s stellar touch is steadfast. Maybe the...
Hamilton, New ZealandReviewed: Kimbra’s Golden Echo

Reviewed: Kimbra’s Golden Echo

Though her blend of R&B, pop, neo-soul, and jazz was, for the most part, difficult to categorize on her debut album Vows, Kimbra also wore her influences on her sleeve such that they were always easy to pick out of even her most adventurous fusions. Not...
Albany, United StatesSelf Defense Family: Post-Punk for Ex-Punks

Self Defense Family: Post-Punk for Ex-Punks

The Self Defense Family is quite a big one. Formerly known as End of a Year, the family’s grown to encompass about 16 members scattered across the United States, United Kingdom and Iceland, swapping out...
Chapel Hill, United StatesReviewed: Porter Robinson’s Worlds

Reviewed: Porter Robinson’s Worlds

When the term “EDM” first started coming into common usage to describe the likes of frantic North American producers such as Skrillex and Deadmau5, a frequent complaint could be paraphrased as, “but there has been electronic dance music for years!” Now,...