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Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

Listen: 20 Favorite Albums Of 2017

With the year in music drawing to a close, we look back on our 20 Favorite Albums of 2017. While it might be easier to compare apples to apples, this genre-spanning collection compares apples to oranges. We find it a more “fruitful” approach when boundaries are broken down and exceptional, but quite different artists, such as Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and […]

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Watch: 25 Favorite Videos of 2017

Watch: 25 Favorite Videos of 2017

Watch Live Eye Tv’s 25 Favorite Videos of 2017…This year will definitely go down as one of the strangest in recent memory. As the US and Europe dealt with the political fallout of their reactionary lurch to the Right, progressively minded artists and musicians around the world rose to meet the challenge. It’s only fitting, then, that our year in […]

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Watch Algiers' "Cleveland" Video

Watch Algiers’ “Cleveland” Video

Algiers‘ sophomore LP The Underside of Power is out now on Matador Records and it will have our vote as one of the best albums of 2017. “Cleveland” is a gospel meets techno protest of police violence focusing on that cities’ tragic murder of 12-year-old resident Tamir Rice. As the band’s frontman Franklin James Fisher explained in June when the […]

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Watch Algiers "The Underside of Power" Video.

Watch Algiers’ “The Underside of Power” Video

Algiers’ self-titled 2015 LP was a breath of fresh and bracing air. Cross-pollinating politically motivated post-punk with the social concerns of soul and gospel, the trio’s debut was a powerful expression of protest in the face of racial injustice. Since that time the band, which consists of original members singer/guitarist Franklin Fisher, bassist/synthesist Ryan Mahan, and guitarist Lee Tesche, has […]

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Watch: Algiers “And When You Fall”

Watch: Algiers “And When You Fall”

Algiers‘ stunning self-titled debut LP, out now on Matador, will definitely be on our Top 10 album list this year. Combustible and combative, yet deeply soulful in a way that is rarely seen in “indie” music today, Algiers is a riveting musical accomplishment by a band brimming with passion and talent. “And When You Fall” finds the group adding some […]

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Watch: Algiers “Black Eunuch”

Watch: Algiers “Black Eunuch”

Algiers‘ self-titled debut, due out June 1/2 via Matador, sure has garnered much deserved praise in recent months, as it’s volatile mix of post-punk and soul makes for a music that is both vital and socially necessary. Full of righteous indignation, and determined engagement, the trio of singer/guitarist Franklin James Fisher, guitarist Lee Tesche, and bassist Ryan Mahan bring a […]

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Watch: Algiers “Irony. Utility. Pretext.”

Watch: Algiers “Irony. Utility. Pretext.”

The self-titled debut LP from Algiers is due out June 2nd via Matador, and today the band posted this rousing new video for their single, “Irony. Utility. Pretext.“. Nikola Mihov’s book Forget Your Past seems to have inspired this Atlanta-based trio to travel to Yugoslavia and Bulgaria, where the haunting images in this video were filmed. The band explains: “There […]

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