Monthly Archives: February 2017

I Decided Album Review

Big Sean is back after two years with the 14-track LP, I Decided, his fourth studio album. The Detroit-based rapper began teasing his next project in late 2016 with the single “Bounce Back”, which has since gone gold. He followed with the release of singles “Moves” and “Halfway Off the Balcony”. On February 3rd, he…
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Heartwood Soundstage: Reshaping Live Music

Heartwood Soundstage is set to be the latest addition to Gainesville’s already booming local music scene. What was originally supposed to be a small, acoustic recording space has quickly become not only one of the newest, most anticipated recording studios in Gainesville, but also a venue that will change how live music is experienced forever.…
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A Day in Music History- February 7th Beatlemania in America

Stepping off of Pan Am flight 101 onto the tarmac of JFK International airport, four British singers had no idea they were about to change the world. It was on this day in 1964 that Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison arrived in the United States of America for the first time,…
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Fuck With Yourself

“The first album was kinda like this diary that someone discovered and I was kinda forced to read it in front of people, and this album for me is more kinda like a journal I left open and I'm like "I dare you to read it," Banks says about her sophomore album The Altar. Banks…
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A History of Gainesville Punk

The first of its kind, Gainesville Punk: A History of Bands and More by local author Matt Walker, provides an intimate look at the Gainesville punk music scene through the ages. Organized into three parts, the book describes three distinct musical eras. In the first part, Walker describes the origins of the punk scene, with…
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A Review of Foxygens’ Hang

  2017 must be the year for indie-rock. This January, Foxygen released their new album, “Hang”, and it left an unexpected impression on me. The wide instrumentation is remarkable, reminiscent of a soundtrack to a musical. Some people may argue that they don’t have an original sound, but I like their retro and nostalgic vibes.…
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