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System analyst by financial necessity. Writer by necessity of expression. DJ because music is in my Top 5 essentials for living. I grew up on a steady diet of comic books, science fiction/fantasy, and a wide variety of musical genres. In addition to writing for Destroy the Cyborg I also produce a weekly podcast at Idiosyncratic Transmissions.

 

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My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall

May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

To say that My Morning Jacket have had a long and varied career would be an understatement. Since 1998 the band has been going strong, with only a couple of lineup changes, covering a wide...

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Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell

April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sufjan Stevens has returned with his seventh studio album Carrie & Lowell. The album is a departure from his electronica heavy release Age of Adz returning Sufjan to his folk sound. It is also his...

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Houndmouth – Little Neon Limelight

March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

When you think of music scenes, Louisville, Ky may not be at the top of your list. If you live here you know the town is rich with musical acts that are making headway into...

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The Decemberists are back with their 7th full length studio release What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. It comes on a whirlwind of four years including relentless touring in support of their previous album, keyboardist...

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Ten Favorite Albums from 2014

January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is nearing the end of the year and I, as many music reviewers, have a list of my favorite albums from 2014.  Let me be clear about this.  I do not proclaim these to...

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Arum Rae – Waving Wild

November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Arum Rae is having quite a banner year in 2014.  Hot on the heels of her EP Warranted Queen she is set to release a second EP of music titled Waving Wild on November 4th.  This new EP takes...

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The Last Bison – VA

September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On September 30th The Last Bison will return to their roots as an independent band with the release of the third full-length album VA.  Named for their home state, the album was recorded while the band...

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MC Frontalot – Question Bedtime

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

MC Frontalot, nerdcore rapper extraordinaire, is back with his sixth studio album Question Bedtime.  This album simultaneously maintains a long-standing tradition of quality rapping by Frontalot while charting into all new territory.  That’s right, Frontalot has...

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Sean Watkins – All I Do Is Lie

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

To say Sean Watkins is having a busy year would be an understatement.  He is currently gearing up for the Summer portion of the Nickel Creek reunion tour in support of their new album A Dotted...

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Amatorski – from clay to figures

June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amatorski is releasing their second album from clay to figures in the US on June 10th, 2014.  It is their second album and comes on the heels of the international release of their first album, tbc, and...

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