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Battle to the Top 5 Albums of 2011, Sentimentalist Mag Style

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2010 was so much better,” I said throughout 2011, despite posting Salem’s “King Night” on New Years Eve to slam the door on that horrible chapter. I started dead-set on only doing a top five for a year where I barely spun anything released more than twice, but then I looked through my downloads and saw a lot of heavy-hitters…

25 Dec 2011 | More

Carrie’s Top 10s for 2010 – Mumford & Sons, The Dead Weather, Spiritualized, Lady Gaga

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This list is what happens when you allow a critic who doesn’t vibe to MGMT, Vampire Weekend, Beach House and Salem near a keyboard and dusty headphones. Admittedly, I am behind on (or completely opposed to) some trends like the proliference of opium den electro and twinkly indie…

21 Dec 2010 | More

Scissor Sisters Team Up with Lady Gaga for Arena Tour This February

The ever-colorful Scissor Sisters will hook up with their incredible kindred spirit, Lady Gaga, for the early 2011 dates of her Monster Ball World Tour. Their first shows together will be on February 19th at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ going on to include two consecutive nights at New York City’s Madison Square Garden Arena, February 21st and 22nd.

20 Sep 2010 | More

Lady Gaga at Lollapalooza and Other Highlights: The Big Pink, Dirty Projectors, Mumford and Sons

It’s Friday August 6th, the big kick off for Chicago’s much-anticipated Lollapalooza weekend. Musicians and their followers have been at it since 11:15 am, but it’s now 3 o’clock and the Grant Park grounds have already become flattened with beaten paths, muddy patches, and empty cans, the remnants of B.o.B and The Walkmen crowd.

8 Aug 2010 | More

Lollapalooza 2010 Confirms Lineup

Hours after Soundgarden announced itself last night as one of the headliners of Lollapalooza 2010, the final lineup was revealed without the teasing letter-by-letter wacky wordplay, and it’s a doozy.

6 Apr 2010 | More

Via Tania: Moon Songs and Happenstance

The glamorous, yet humble Via Tania, aka Tania Bowers, wasn’t so sure she wanted to be a front woman until someone suggested she take on the role of singer when she was still a teenager performing music with her sister in Australia, where they grew up. In those days, she wasn’t yet eighteen…

12 Nov 2009 | More