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GALLERY: COIN, WALK THE MOON (CROSSROADS KC / KANSAS CITY, MO)

GALLERY: COIN, WALK THE MOON (CROSSROADS KC / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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GALLERY: VANCE JOY (GREEK THEATRE / LOS ANGELES, CA)

GALLERY: VANCE JOY (GREEK THEATRE / LOS ANGELES, CA)

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GALLERY: KING PRINCESS, AARON CHILDS (THE TROUBADOUR / HOLLYWOOD, CA)

GALLERY: KING PRINCESS, AARON CHILDS (THE TROUBADOUR / HOLLYWOOD, CA)

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LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: HALF WAIF, JAPANESE BREAKFAST (RECORDBAR / KANSAS CITY, MO)

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: HALF WAIF, JAPANESE BREAKFAST (RECORDBAR / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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ALBUM REVIEW + CONVERSATION: TANCRED, ‘NIGHTSTAND’

ALBUM REVIEW + CONVERSATION: TANCRED, ‘NIGHTSTAND’

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ALBUM REVIEW: SUN JUNE, ‘YEARS’

ALBUM REVIEW: SUN JUNE, ‘YEARS’

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ALBUM REVIEW: GOBBINJR, ‘OCALA WICK’

ALBUM REVIEW: GOBBINJR, ‘OCALA WICK’

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LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: CHVRCHES (DANFORTH MUSIC HALL / TORONTO, ON)

LIVE REVIEW + GALLERY: CHVRCHES (DANFORTH MUSIC HALL / TORONTO, ON)

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LIVE REVIEW: HAIM & LIZZO (UPTOWN THEATER / KANSAS CITY, MO)

LIVE REVIEW: HAIM & LIZZO (UPTOWN THEATER / KANSAS CITY, MO)

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ALBUM REVIEW: ALVVAYS, ‘ANTISOCIALITES’

ALBUM REVIEW: ALVVAYS, ‘ANTISOCIALITES’

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