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MUSIC: Stars announces new album; The North to be less depressing than band’s last

Originally published June 21, 2012 on Intersections. Canadian indie-rock stalwarts Stars announced their sixth studio album this morning, officially ending any and all productivity I might’ve had in the middle of this workday. The North will be released Sept. 4 on ATO Records, featuring cover artwork and a general color scheme in a fuzzy, coastal … Continue reading

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ALBUM REVIEW: Sleigh Bells’ Reign of Terror

Originally published Feb. 18 on Intersections. tl;dr: More wall of sound than attack of sound, Reign of Terror is more raw, vulnerable, and hurt than anything we’ve heard from Sleigh Bells before, packed into a more polished, layered container of floating sighs over stadium riffs and garage-grunge shred. Still as raw and addictive; just sadder. … Continue reading