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Listen UP: Ben Howard’s “I Forget Where We Were”
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Listen UP: Ben Howard’s “I Forget Where We Were”

Back in 2011, Ben Howard released his album Every Kingdom, which became an essential album to the indie-folk crowd. The album was intimate and uplifting and drew comparisons to Bon Iver’s debut, For Emma. Songs like “Old Pine,” “Only Love,” and “Keep Your Head Up” manage to be both grounded and transcendent. Howard returns with … Continue reading

DIY: Halloweekend
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DIY: Halloweekend

October 31. This used to be a day we would anticipate months in advance. As little kids, anxious to run around the neighborhood and collect as much candy as possible, dressed in a store-bought costume resembling our favorite princesses and super heroes. Now that we are in college, the holiday is no longer a day … Continue reading

Listen UP: After eight years, Damien Rice returns
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Listen UP: After eight years, Damien Rice returns

It’s been eight years since Damien Rice, Ireland’s favorite singer-songwriter, has given us new material, which means, to put things in perspective, I was listening to Rice in middle school. And although (hopefully), we’ve all changed significantly since those braces-and-Abercrombie days, Rice has still kept his masterful, soulful energy. Frequently compared to the likes of … Continue reading