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Jay-Z explains his lyrics in ‘Decoded’

Rare is the person who hasn't, by now, at least heard of Jay-Z, let alone downloaded a song or two to bump from their speaker system of choice, be it auto or iPod, when in need of a good aural pick-me-up.

REVIEW: Surrealistic Pillow by Jefferson Airplane

In 1967, 100,000 young hippies took to San Francisco for the “Summer of Love.” Here, psychedelia was all the rage (think paisley-covered hippies stoned on acid, grooving to psych-rock). Amidst this, The Grateful Dead, Buffalo Springfield and Jefferson Airplane popularized the “San Francisco sound.”

REVIEW: The Rising by Harmful Effects

Headed by the powerful vocals of Madison Erhardt, Harmful Effects are a local metal act that have recently released their first album, one wrought with vast cross-genre experimentation and backed by an impressive and furious symphony of instrumentation.

ALBUM REVIEW: Public Strain by Women

At first listen, the Calgary foursome sound messy or just plain bad, at least to those who aren't intimately acquainted with the jarring sounds of most art rock. This is not because they are bad ”” on the contrary, they have earned significant and deserved critical acclaim since forming in 2007.

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