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A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Theodor B., Reporter

February 10, 2016

Author: Lemony Snicket Publication Dates (Start to Finish): 1999-2006 “A Series of Unfortunate Events” engages readers, especially from the teen ages, in a world of sorrow and misfortune. It tells the story of three orphan children, the Baudelaires: Violet, Klaus and Sunny, and the lives that they tak...

Super Smash Bros Wii. U

Super Smash Bros Wii. U

Theodor B., Reporter

January 20, 2016

Platform: Wii U Average Price: 500 SEK Publisher: Nintendo Year of Release: 2014 Super Smash Bros Wii U might have been one of the most anticipated games of 2014. The Wii U had not been selling as well in the previous year, and aside from Mario Kart 8, there weren’t too many recognized titles....

The Twilight Sad – Nobody Wants To Be Here & Nobody Wants To Leave

The Twilight Sad – Nobody Wants To Be Here & Nobody Wants To Leave

Paschal M., Reporter

January 15, 2016

This article is the tenth instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. The Twilight Sad, a shoegaze band from Scotland, has on their 4th studio release captured all the unique styles their music has fronted over the band’s 12-year lifespan to near perfection. For those una...

Sun Kil Moon – Benji

Sun Kil Moon – Benji

Paschal M., Reporter

January 13, 2016

This article is the ninth instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. American folk artist Mark Kozelek comes through on his sixth studio album with a very personal LP under his moniker Sun Kil Moon. Even when Kozelek was fronting the San Fransisco Slowcore band ‘Red H...

Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus – You’re Dead!

Paschal M., Reporter

January 11, 2016

This article is the eighth instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. Steven Ellison, better known by his stage name Flying Lotus (or FlyLo) is a Los Angeles-based experimental electronic producer, famous for albums such as Cosmogramma and Los Angeles. However, since hi...

D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah

D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah

Paschal M., Reporter

January 8, 2016

This article is the seventh instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. After a 14-year hiatus, American neo-soul and contemporary R&B artist D’Angelo has returned with an astonishingly topical and self-aware record for his third studio album, Black Messiah. After his ...

Ty Segall – Manipulator

Ty Segall – Manipulator

Paschal M., Reporter

January 6, 2016

This article is the sixth instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. Notorious for his expansive discography (which features both solo works and his numerous contributions to bands such as Fuzz and Sic Alps), Ty Segall has released a collection of 17 tumultuous garage rock tune...

Mac Demarco – Salad Days

Mac Demarco – Salad Days

Paschal M., Reporter

January 4, 2016

This article is the fifth instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. I’ve come to the conclusion that if you were to take the persona of the internet - with all its eccentric attitude, unconventional roots, and youthful aspirations - and form a person, that man would...

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata

Paschal M., Reporter

January 1, 2016

This article is the fourth instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. Ever since the unexpected release of their single “Thuggin'” in 2011, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have proved to be a match made in heaven, and have continued to display their talents with the album Piña...

Todd Terje – It’s Album Time

Todd Terje – It’s Album Time

Paschal M., Reporter

December 29, 2015

This article is the third instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M. Norwegian producer Todd Terje has definitely secured himself as a household name in the space disco scene with his exceptionally diverse debut album, It’s Album Time. The highly anticipated release ...

Top 10 of 2014: BadBadNotGood – III

Top 10 of 2014: BadBadNotGood – III

Paschal M., Reporter

November 30, 2015

This article is the second instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M.: “Top 10 Articles of 2014” Hailing from Toronto, Canada, BadBadNotGood (occasionally abbreviated as BBNG) debuted their first commercial release III in 2014. This record brings together a soulful collect...

Top 10 of 2014: Swans – To Be Kind

Top 10 of 2014: Swans – To Be Kind

Paschal M., Reporter

October 23, 2015

This article is the first instalment of a 10-part album review series by Paschal M.: "Top 10 Articles of 2014" It should come as no surprise that under the guidance of frontman Michael Gira, Swans has been capable of releasing, yet again, another impressive record; a two hour experimental r...

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