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Exploring the Revival of Vinyl

If you are under the age of 35, there is a high likelihood that you don’t have any memories of buying a vinyl record as a child and an even higher likelihood of never having purchased one. That’s because in the late 1980s, precipitated by the surging success of CDs, vinyl records were falling out […]

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The Year of Mumford

2012 brought with it many hip new trends for the music industry. The diverse range of nominees in this month’s Grammy awards proved just that. From the mellow smooth R&B beats of Frank Ocean to the quirky rock-pop jingles of Fun., new music certainly gave us a lot to talk about. But one genre rising […]

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Kathleen’s Top Albums of 2012

5. Mumford & Sons – Babel Following the success of 2009’s Sigh No More, Mumford & Sons didn’t fall to the curse of the sophomore slump. While the album wasn’t particularly innovative or experimental, indie-folk Babel showcased speedy banjo-plucking, feverish mandolin, and haunting cello. Is this album the greatest album of the year? No, but it’s a […]

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