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97 Words: Years & Years “Meteorite”

Andrew Martone | September 18, 2016

For their first new musical offering of 2016, Years & Years take off with “Meteorite”. Featured on the soundtrack to Bridget Jones’ Baby, the track opens with starry synths and highlights the band’s signature electro-pop sound, but is enhanced with several nods to disco. It’s complimented, as always, by Olly Alexander’s […]

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97 Words: James TW “Naked”

Andrew Martone | May 22, 2016

James TW kicks down the door on “Naked”, the standout track from his debut EP First Impressions. Built on a foot-stomping bluesy beat and guitar/bass, his masterfully doubled vocals (a high and low) flow incredibly. His voice stretches across octaves, showing promise to reach into an upper register that compliments […]

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97 Words: Pusha T’s ‘King Push- Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude’

Andrew Martone | December 28, 2015

Menacing. Pusha T knows how to select beats that agree with his unique voice, signature “yuuuh”, and dark, snowy, lyrical content. Bringing back Puff Daddy on the boards results brilliantly in the disjointed, aggressive “Crutches, Crosses, Caskets” and a few more notable moments. Timbaland excels as Pusha projects “The flow […]

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97 Words: Frank Sinatra at 100

Andrew Martone | December 13, 2015

Frank was everything. He was a God to me growing up. The day he died, my grandmother wouldn’t speak to me on the phone she was so distraught. I’ve grown to appreciate the music more as I’ve grown up. He is unparalleled. “Fly Me To The Moon” is forever my […]

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