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All posts by: Nikki Barnhart

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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 ...

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August 30, 2017 at 8:00 am

Throwback Review: Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive is a movie that I’m glad I waited to watch in theaters. It always loomed there on Netflix, temptingly accessible ...

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August 23, 2017 at 8:25 am

Mixtape: Summer Nights

For those hot summer nights where the atmosphere feels almost tangible, the air a warm blanket around you, thick enough to feel like ...

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August 4, 2017 at 12:14 pm

Watch: Annie Hart “Hard to Be Still”

“I never dreamed the video I made on my phone in my basement would premiere on VOGUE!!!”,  Annie Hart, of Au Revoir Simone, ...

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July 31, 2017 at 9:00 am

Interview: Poppies

New York-based four-piece Poppies are the perfect blend of bedroom pop infused with a nebulous, yet distinctly evocative 90s sound. ...

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July 10, 2017 at 9:00 am

Listen: Pomona Dream “Tropicana”

Pomona Dream’s “Tropicana” is like a pleasant dream where you can’t quite tell where you are, or who you’re with, but ...

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June 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Album Review: Big Thief “Capacity”

Big Thief’s Masterpiece was unquestionably my favorite album of 2016. It gave me something I felt like I’d been missing for so ...