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Paul Jacobson reviews David Bazan’s “Care”Paul Jacobson | Contributor  If there’s one thing I appreciate in a musician, it’s honest songwriting. David Bazan is an honest songwriter; he’s one of the most honest songwriters I can think of. Bazan is an interesting character: once an outspoken Christian writing songs about […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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My Top 5 albums of 2016By Paul Jacobson | Contributor   5. “Preoccupations”– Preoccupations Preoccupations follows up their fantastic 2015 release with another very strong album. The band continues to dole out tight, well-written post-punk tunes. Though the album does falter a bit in the middle with the shorter songs “Sense” […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Celebrate the 25th anniversary of My Bloody Valentine’s 1991 release “Loveless”By Paul Jacobson | Contributor  Visceral; ethereal; overwhelming; primal; emotional. These are all words I would use to describe My Bloody Valentine’s 1991 release“Loveless,” which celebrates its 25th anniversary on November 4 (the occasion for this review). The album was […]

by · November 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Bon Iver earns spot in Paul’s Picks By Paul Jacobson | Contributor Very few musicians can romanticize isolation, solitude and loneliness the same way that Justin Vernon can. His first two albums explored these themes extensively, and undoubtedly inspired countless listeners to long for a similar kind of experience in […]

by · October 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Hot summer releases you might have missedBy  Paul Jacobson | Contributor Lina Tullgren – WISHLIST: I have a confession; this one’s not actually a “hot summer release that you might have missed” (it was released in March 2016). But, I’ve been listening to it all summer, so I would be […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment