Month: September 2016

Bluetint Magazine Volume 7

Listen Here!   Track Listing: Jack White “Carolina Drama” The Frightnrs “Nothing More To Say” Glass Animals “Youth” Halsey “Gasoline” Buster Moe “Down” deadmau5 “Strobe” (Dimension Remix) Empire of the Sun “Two Vines” Starflyer 59 “Wrongtime” Blue October “Home” Giraffe Tongue Orchestra “Blood Moon” The Brains “The Witch” Kings of Leon “Waste a Moment”...

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Spotlights – A Beautifully Tranquil Thunderstorm

I’ve not been one for the sludge/shoegazer shimmering doom pop thing in ages, but when I stumbled upon “Tidals” by the Brooklyn-based band Spotlights, the layers behind the wall of sound drew me in and kept me listening.  So much so that I’ve done what most people do with something they fall in love with, I shared it with friends.  After talking  to Sarah Quintero, one-half of the band, along with husband Mario, on the phone for a few minutes to talk about their summer on the road, I came away with a greater sense of fandom, not only...

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Blonde – Frank Ocean

Who’s Frank Ocean? I have no clue and, after listening to his newest release, I have even less of a clue (but in a good way).  Whether it be poet, spoken word artist, crooner, singer, screamer, educator, or rapper, this guy does it. All of it decent, moving in the right direction, and all with limited use of the N word (which this reviewer appreciates). I hear some influences right off the bat with an ode to Prince on the albums second track, Ivy. Later we have a guest appearance by Andre 3000 of Outkast. After that we have...

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Summer Cannibals – Fuzz, Vinyl and Europe

Every once in a while you hear a song that just grabs you, and doesn’t let you go until you’ve played it 100 times and forces you to find out what you can about the band.  This happened to me when I stumbled across “Go Home” by Summer Cannibals off their debut release for Kill Rock Stars.  Couple months go by and I was finally able to catch up with Jessica Boudreaux before she flew into Los Angeles and as the band is prepping for their first tour in Europe. BT:  I was floored hearing “Go Home” it reminded...

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