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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 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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