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Review: Jared Lee ‘Falling Through Holes’ EP

Review: Jared Lee ‘Falling Through Holes’ EP

Hip Online March 14, 2012 0

Jared Lee’s style of R&B and pop songs are full of strong choruses that are filled to the brim with emotions. “It’s Over (Goodbye)” is sexy and destined to be the type of song

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Review: Van Halen ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’

Review: Van Halen ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’

Hip Online February 9, 2012 0

‘A Different Kind of Truth’ is Van Halen’s reunion album with most of the original band in place: original frontman David Lee Roth since “1984’’ and Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang on bass. ‘A

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Review: Lana Del Rey “Born To Die”

Review: Lana Del Rey “Born To Die”

Hip Online February 2, 2012 0

Lana Del Rey grew up Lizzy Grant in Lake Placid in the middle of a national park that is six hours from New York City, struggles because it’s a town built on tourism that

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Review: Metallica ‘Beyond Magnetic’

Review: Metallica ‘Beyond Magnetic’

Hip Online February 1, 2012 0

Metallica’s ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP contains four leftover tracks from the ‘Death Magnetic’ sessions. All four tracks were previously available only as digital downloads, but this EP is the first time these recordings have been

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Review: Graffiti6 ‘Colours’

Review: Graffiti6 ‘Colours’

Hip Online January 25, 2012 1

Graffiti6 is an interesting group. Very upbeat, very danceable. It’s like the glass half-full version of Gorillaz. Where Gorillaz can often be a downer and a bit dark and mischievous Graffiti6 are a uplifting

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Review: Enter Shikari “A Flash Flood of Colour”

Review: Enter Shikari “A Flash Flood of Colour”

Hip Online January 19, 2012 0

Enter Shikari is Britian’s lite version of Rage Against The Machine, at least for “Flash Flood of Colour”, just swap out the sizzling guitar effects for techno-effects. The message is similar–the system sucks and

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Kathleen Edwards “Voyageur” Review

Kathleen Edwards “Voyageur” Review

Hip Online January 18, 2012 0

Kathleen Edwards’ “Voyageur” features Justin Vernon, aka Bon Iver, co-producing and his influence is obvious. The sound is lovely throughout, but nothing jumps out as amazing. “Empty Threat” is pretty as is “Chameleon/Comedian”. Edwards

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Skrillex Bangarang Review

Skrillex Bangarang Review

Hip Online January 18, 2012 0

Wow. Where does the sound that invades your ears come from? Skrillex “Bangarang” takes everything that might make a few songs sound interesting and tosses it all together. “Right In” sets the tempo in

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Girl’s Generation “Boys” Review

Girl’s Generation “Boys” Review

Hip Online January 17, 2012 0

“Boys” is the debut English album from the South Korean Girl Pop outfit. Also referred to as SNSD (the initials of their South Korean name), Girls’ Generation mix Pop, R&B, Hip Hop, Rock and

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The Little Willies “For The Good Times” Review

The Little Willies “For The Good Times” Review

Hip Online January 16, 2012 0

The Little Willies – Lee Alexander (bass), Jim Campilongo (guitar),Norah Jones (piano, vocals), Richard Julian(guitar, vocals) and Dan Rieser (drums) – first formed in 2003 as an excuse for the five friends to spend

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