Sleater-Kinney reunites after hiatus, produces spitfire album

“We’re wild and weary but we won’t give in,” shrieks singer, Carrie Brownstein (“Portlandia”) on “Bury Our Friends,” a track off of Sleater-Kinney’s eighth album, No Cities To Love. This seems to be an accurate statement for the band itself, as it has finally returned after an almost 10-year hiatus,
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J. Cole gets back to his roots in latest album

J. Cole brings it home in his third studio album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive. Titled after the house he grew up in, the album tells a vulnerable story of adolescence and unfolds like a compilation of journal entries. Cole is born into an oppressive system, learns to measure his self-worth
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Local indie rock band Art Nikels releases new EP

Swirling clouds of mystery surround the fuzzy, unearthly sounds of Berkeley band Art Nikels’ brand new EP, Primitives. This local psychedelic indie-rock band is notable not only for its dreamy, eerie style but also for its mysterious benefactor and musical contributor, whom the band has never met — a man
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Pink Floyd goes out with a soft whisper

The end of the reign of Pink Floyd has come upon us, and it’s arrived in the form of The Endless River. Assembled from 20 hours of material recorded during the band’s 1993 session for The Division Bell, The Endless River samples short instrumentals from the likes of Richard Wright
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