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Teta Alim

VIDEO REVIEW: DOROTHY “After Midnight”

Courtney Love. Janis Joplin. Grace Slick. Amy Winehouse. These are names one doesn’t toss around lightly – they represent a cannon of badass lady rockers with true charisma and formidable pipes. Keeping up this grand tradition is Dorothy Martin, the...

TRACK REVIEW: alt-J “Hunger of the Pine”

If you had played “Hunger of the Pine” without telling me who it was by, I would not have guessed alt-J. In fact, James Blake might’ve been my first guess. As a lead single from the British band’s sophomore album, This...

TRACK REVIEW: Tennis “Never Work For Free”

Denver indie pop group Tennis is back with their newest single “Never Work for Free” from their third album Ritual in Repeat, due out September 9 via Communion Records. With the help of Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), Jim...

Live Review: SALES @ Comet Ping Pong

On June 18, Florida duo SALES played an intimate and charmingly awkward set at tiny venue Comet Ping Pong with local Maryland band Go Cozy as the opening act. The DC show was their second stop on their small east...

ALBUM REVIEW: Girl Talk & Freeway “Broken Ankles”

Last April, Pittsburgh native Girl Talk dropped his latest EP Broken Ankles in collaboration with Philly rapper Freeway. Several years had passed since his last album, 2010’s All Day, and he had taken a pretty significant hiatus from his relentless...

TRACK REVIEW: SALES “vow”

Florida band SALES prepare for their upcoming debut album with their latest single “vow” and a small East Coast tour this month. The duo, comprised of Lauren Morgan on guitar and vocals and Jordan Shih on everything else, create...

ALBUM REVIEW: Sam Smith “In the Lonely Hour”

British crooner Sam Smith finally released his debut album, “In the Lonely Hour”, on May 26 with Capitol Records. After a year prepping for his debut with his critically acclaimed EP “Nirvana” and features on hit songs with Disclosure...

ALBUM REVIEW: Parquet Courts “Sunbathing Animal”

Following their highly acclaimed 2012 album Light Up Gold, Brooklyn-based punks Parquet Courts delve into something more disembodied and fragmented in Sunbathing Animal, out June 3 via What’s Your Rupture? and Mom + Pop Music. Their sound is essentially...

VIDEO REVIEW: Little Children “Impala”

Swedish singer Linus Lutti, known for the lush, orchestral indie pop he makes under the name Little Children, is set to release his sophomore album Walk Within this September. To herald its arrival, Little Children debuted the music video for...