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The Menzingers new LP, Rented World, full of ups and downs, rocking riffs

The Menzingers new LP, Rented World, full of ups and downs, rocking riffs

“Rented World,” by The Menzingers – a Pennsylvania punk rock band with a sound palette including Bruce Springsteen, The Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! – is equal parts epic rock riffs and melodies and introspective lyrics. Leading off the band’s fourth LP, […]
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BEER REVIEW: Dream Machine IPL

BEER REVIEW: Dream Machine IPL

Look: 7.4 Smell: 8.1 Taste: 7 Feel: 7 Overall: 7.38/10 Magic Hat Dream Machine IPL Magic Hat Brewing Company could not be more aptly named. The Vermont brewers are well-known for their ability to craft a unique variety of seasonal […]
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ALBUM REVIEW: Barenaked Ladies stay true to themselves with ‘Grinning Streak’

The Barenaked Ladies have always been impressive, and their newest album, “Grinning Streak,” is no exception. The ’90s alternative band stays loyal to their original mellow and fun tones. Starting with “Limits,” the band infuses synth-like bass beats into the […]
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REVIEW: ‘Almost Human’ television series booms with success after two-part premiere

REVIEW: ‘Almost Human’ television series booms with success after two-part premiere

With a unique and futuristic storyline, it’s no surprise the new Fox series “Almost Human” is television’s most anticipated new show. Filled with future technology, gadgetry and human-like robots, this futuristic action/adventure consistently leaves you wanting more. Set in the […]
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ALBUM REVIEW: Falling for a Detroit indie band

ALBUM REVIEW: Falling for a Detroit indie band

First impressions are everything, and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Jr. doesn’t disappoint. The Detroit indie band’s sophomore album, ‘The Speed of Things,” is musically diverse, going from electronic rock to retro George Harrison-like guitar tones in transitions of songs. The album […]
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REVIEW: New ‘Thor’ film is a harmless joke, and we’re sick of laughing at it

REVIEW: New ‘Thor’ film is a harmless joke, and we’re sick of laughing at it

Thor has returned to screens, more flashy and obnoxious than ever. With his mighty flying hammer in hand, Marvel’s god of thunder set out to vanquish his foes and dazzle moviegoers with this year’s sequel to the comic-based franchise of […]
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REVIEW: ‘Escape Plan’ stars break out of prison and into theaters

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger have finally joined forces to headline an action-packed film that moviegoers have been patiently waiting for. In the breakout hit “Escape Plan,” Stallone leads the cast as Ray Breslin, a lawyer who turns into a […]
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REVIEW: Mount Pleasant’s Moses crosses multiple genres on debut LP

REVIEW: Mount Pleasant’s Moses crosses multiple genres on debut LP

With a fusion of folk-inspired indie rock and other rock genres, the Mount Pleasant band Moses comes at music from many different angles. The proof can be see in the release of their debut album, “Gush.” What was once a […]
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REVIEW: ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ falls short of high expectations

As the third game in the critically acclaimed video game series, there were high expectations that came with the release of “Batman: Arkham Origins.” It’s entertaining, but it falls short of its acclaimed predecessors. While the two previous games were developed […]
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ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Pure Heroine’ is an anti-pop hit machine

ALBUM REVIEW: ‘Pure Heroine’ is an anti-pop hit machine

I’m in love with a 16-year-old girl from New Zealand. Well, her music at least. Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor, better known as Lorde, has taken my heart with her simple lyrics and the bass-heavy beats in her first full-length album, […]
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REVIEW: NBC’s ‘Dracula’ a safe bet for Friday nights

REVIEW: NBC’s ‘Dracula’ a safe bet for Friday nights

As NBC tries to broaden its horizons, the new series “Dracula” leads the charge with an interesting twist on a well-known character. In an attempt to balance their repertoire of comedies and reality programs, “Dracula,” along with the popular show […]
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ALBUM REVIEW: Korn has gone to the ‘Twilight’ Teens

When they teamed up with Skrillex, I thought there was no hope left for Korn. The band had officially gone off the deep end and ruined a sound that I had listened to for almost a decade and a half. […]


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