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Live Review: Magic Wands & Drinking Flowers at The Echo

Magic Wands played a homecoming show at The Echo last Monday after being on tour for several weeks with fellow local band Drinking Flowers, who now take over the Monday night residency. Originally a duo with guitarist Chris and singer/guitarist Dexy Valentine, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Purity Ring’s “Another Eternity”

To say that Purity Ring has avoided the “sophomore slump” with their new album Another Eternity would be a massive understatement. The quirky electronic duo’s debut Shrines (reviewed here) is an impeccable collection of tightly-constructed songs that blend beats, synths and … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Raveonettes at The El Rey

On their new album, “Pe’ahi”, The Raveonettes, whose style has definitely changed a bit over the years, are masters of accessible melodies submerged in reverb and distortion. It’s a very satisfying combination of edginess and catchiness, that was only enhanced live at The … Continue reading

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