Mind Equals Blown

Mind Equals Blown


  • The Contortionist: Language

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    “Primal Directive” the crushing intro to 2010’s Exoplanet, flushed with growls and clean vocals atop heavy guitar work, “Holomovement” the prog inspired intro to 2012’s Intrinsic, still shows signs of ferociousness, but blended with a more progressive attitude. “The Source”, intro to 2014’s Language, is nothing more than a piano, lush guitar and some atmospheric crooning.…

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  • 3 Of The Week: (9/23/14)

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    When I first started getting into my own music, my mother and I clashed almost immediately. She’s an avid fan of Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, and other similar musicians, while I got into loud music with screaming in it. While my musical palette has certainly expanded since then, it’s gone into territories that…

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  • The Script: No Sound Without Silence


    Pop rock band The Script has had a pretty consistent run in the music industry so far. Radio hits here and there, a strong original sound, and mass appeal all fall under the category of The Script’s discography. Since their start in 2008, the band has done a fantastic job of keeping up with the…

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  • Texas In July: Bloodwork

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    The past few years have seen the metalcore scene offer up numerous delightful albums. Such as last year’s brilliant release from Bring Me the Horizon, or In Hearts Wake‘s recent album. All those albums are brilliant, but you haven’t heard anything until you have listened to Texas in July’s new album Bloodworks. One would not believe that…

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  • Boston Calling Music Festival Fall 2014 Show Review and Photo Gallery


    From the moment the autumn Boston Calling Music Festival lineup was announced, I could not contain my excitement. With headlining acts by Lorde, Childish Gambino, The National, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Replacements, and Nas with instrumental accompaniment by The Roots, the festival promised to feature performances by some of the best musicians in the business.…

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  • Sleepwave: Broken Compass


    When Spencer Chamberlain founded Sleepwave he was not setting out to create the next Underoath, nor is that something that one should expect when listening to Sleepwave’s debut album Broken Compass. It goes without saying that Chamberlain was still great impacted by Underoath and Sleepwave’s sound has a bit of a resemblance to Chamberlain’s former…

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  • First Annual Safe and Sound Festival Kicks Off Bass-Infused Tour


      The Scoop: Safe and Sound festival featuring artists such as Adventure Club, Flux Pavilion and Destroid kicked off it’s 23 city trek throughout the U.S. this past weekend. Long time bass producers, Terravita who co-founded the first time festival are on the bill as well. You can still get tickets when it goes through…

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  • An Ode to the iPod Classic

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    Every year when Apple gives their keynote address, the hullabaloo is always about the new stuff. The new iPhone, the new iPad, the new operating system. If a product’s thinner, slicker, has a white apple logo on it, and is even slightly different from its last incarnation, it’s guaranteed to have the Apple fanboys –…

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