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Swift Is Back With Powerful ‘Speak’

By: Brennan Carley

On country superstar Taylor Swift’s new album, the question that so many critics have been asking since last year’s MTV Video Music Awards is finally answered. Yes, she did write a song about Kanye West, but it’s not the oh-so-biting, I’ve-been-wronged-but-now-I’m-stronger Swift that audiences have grown to embrace.

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Dancing Yourself Clean

By: Brennan Carley

In the world of live music, there are several different kinds of concerts. Last week’s sold-out LCD Soundsystem show fell into the most prestigious category, that of the best kind of concert, the kind of show you leave with a goofy grin plastered across your face.

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Phantogram Enchants At Paradise Club

By: Brennan Carley

In the world of indie music, 2010 seems to be ripe with boy-girl duos. As Spin Magazine called them, these “She and Hims” include the electro-metal Sleigh Bells, the soothing and delightful Beach House, and the headliners at the Paradise Rock Club last Wednesday night, Phantogram.

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