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REVIEW: Travis Hayes – ‘Love Songs’ EP

Love songs are everywhere. I’m pretty convinced we hear them for the entire month of February, and they’re usually overdone. In the last few years, finding a decent love song has been the bane of Mix-Tape-Makers everywhere. Enter Travis Hayes. Hayes’s debut album, Young Daze, was a soundtrack to growing up, but his latest three-track release, Love Songs, takes a hard look at love. Featuring the vocals of Emily Whitehurst, the small EP packs an unbelievable punch with acoustics that will tug at each individual heartstring. Please follow and like us:

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Anachronistic Film Soundtracks

In the article “Bad Movies With Great Soundtracks,” I mentioned something called anachronism, specifically in regards to Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette. By definition in the World English Dictionary, “anachronism” is the representation of an event, person, or thing in a historical context in which it could not have occurred or existed. While it is a term that is most often used when people incorrectly reference something from a specific time period (i.e. wrongly stating an artist’s time period in which they worked), it has also been used to label a…

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Five Songs For Romantics

People think that all love songs have to be sappy, syrupy messes. And while there is something to be said for those hearts-and-flowers-type songs, they don’t all have to be that way. People need to remember that there are many different types of love, so why should there only be one type of love song? The ones in this list vary in style, but all have love at their core…in one way or another. Check out the list after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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Modern Baseball “(240)” Stream

In anticipation of the upcoming release of their split record with The Hundred Acre Woods (due next Tuesday), Modern Baseball released a new song called “(240),” one of the more blunt love songs I’ve heard in a good while.  Stream it here via PropertyOfZack’s SoundCloud, and pre-order the split here through Lame-O Records. You can buy concert tickets or purchase a CD here. Please follow and like us:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Golden Youth ‘Quiet Frame; Wild Light’

We all know that feeling when a movie starts, as the introductory music begins and the title credits scroll along the screen; it’s almost a nervous feeling: you want the movie to be great, and you’re listening to see if the music will give any indication. From beginning to end, Golden Youth give you that feeling. If their music were featured on the trailer of a film, you’d want to see it. If it were in the movie, you’d know during the opening credits that it was going to be…

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