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All posts by: Nikki Barnhart

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February 20, 2018 at 8:00 am

Film review: The Disaster Artist

I walked out of The Disaster Artist disappointed. While I’ve been a fan of The Room for years—I’ve even met Tommy Wiseau himself ...

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February 8, 2018 at 8:00 am

Listen: Hop Along “How Simple”

Hop Along’s new single manages a lot in just under four minutes. When the song begins, Frances Quinlan seems to be coming from a ...

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February 1, 2018 at 8:00 am

Listen: Palm “Composite”

Palm is one of those bands that defy categorization—they’ve been called experimental, art, math, post-post-post rock—but ...

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January 23, 2018 at 8:00 am

EP review: Alex Napping ‘Dish Soap’

I fell in love with Austin-based Alex Napping when I saw them open for the Hotelier at Brooklyn Bazaar this fall, and their album Mise ...

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December 14, 2017 at 8:00 am

Interview: Beach Fossils

Photos by Tamim Alnuweiri.  I’ve loved Beach Fossils for a really long time, so the chance to interview them before their Dr. ...

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December 4, 2017 at 8:00 am

Mixtape: Gold Sounds

This is a playlist for when you’re walking home in the late afternoon (which is like, 3 p.m. now if we’re being real) of ...

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October 13, 2017 at 8:00 am

Review: LVL UP at Baby’s All Right

The first time I saw LVL UP was in 2013 at a basement show in New Paltz, New York as one of the openers for Lemuria. I remember them ...

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October 10, 2017 at 8:00 am

Interview: Reduction Plan

Album cover by Alan Huck, photo by Dalton Patton. Reduction Plan is the passion project of Daniel Manning. Born out of a love affair ...

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October 5, 2017 at 8:00 am

Album Review: Torres ‘Three Futures’

Torres’ Three Futures, her third studio album, feels like the full-realization of an artist trying to chip away at her own sound and ...