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Review: Spoon “They Want My Soul”

Review: Spoon “They Want My Soul”

“They Want My Soul” Album artwork from My introduction to “Spoon” was one of woe. Back in 2007 I decided to start my own band named “The Utensils” that had the gimmick of playing all instruments with anything you could find in a kitchen drawer. Spoons for the drummer and knives as guitar picks,

“Get On Up”
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Review: Get On Up

“Get On Up” Film poster by Imagine Entertainment The Godfather of Soul lost his soul in the recent James Brown biopic “Get On Up.” With Tate Taylor (“The Help” and “Winter’s Bone”) directing, audiences were probably expecting to see Brown in all of his humanity. It never happened. Chadwick Boseman, who portrayed Jackie Robinson in

“Brill Bruisers”
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Review: The New Pornographers “Brill Bruisers”

“Brill Bruisers” Album art from The New Pornographers fun carefree way of making music has always kept them in the limelight. Now, with the release of their sixth full-length album “Brill Bruisers,” which was released on Aug. 26 on Matador Records, the band showcases once again that their power-pop heavy medleys are still relevant.

“In Tongues”
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Review: Roadkill Ghost Choir “In Tongues”

“In Tongues” Album art from Florida rockers Roadkill Ghost Choir, debuted their new album “In Tongues” Aug. 19. The band adopted more power and diversity on this new release. With a gun-slinging, nails-for-breakfast accent and a soft, caring delivery, the album maintained a good balance. The song “Hwy” is one of my favorites. It’s