Review: The Bones of Us by Jay Bradley and Adam Scott Mazer


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The collaboration between poet J. Bradley and artist Adam Scott Mazer is comprised of linked poems that hit us failed lovers where it hurts. It is set up in two sections including thirty-eight poems and contains a beautiful mixture of poetry and ink drawings. Bradley’s language is urgent and bleeding, while Mazer’s black and white illustrations show desperation and terror; such as in Detention,…

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"[O]ne of the most mesmerizing heroines in recent fiction…." —Texas Monthly
"Merritt Tierce’s debut novel, Love Me Back, is a gorgeous, dirty razor of prose—sharp and dangerous and breathtaking." —Roxane Gay, author of An Untamed State and Bad Feminist
"Tierce’s prose possesses the force, bluntness and surprise of a sucker punch. Love Me Back is an unflinching and galvanic novel full of heart and heartache; one of my favorite books of the last few years." —Carrie Brownstein, co-creator of Portlandia 
LOVE ME BACK here.

So excited to read this!

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"[O]ne of the most mesmerizing heroines in recent fiction…." Texas Monthly

"Merritt Tierce’s debut novel, Love Me Back, is a gorgeous, dirty razor of prose—sharp and dangerous and breathtaking." —Roxane Gay, author of An Untamed State and Bad Feminist

"Tierce’s prose possesses the force, bluntness and surprise of a sucker punch. Love Me Back is an unflinching and galvanic novel full of heart and heartache; one of my favorite books of the last few years." —Carrie Brownstein, co-creator of Portlandia

LOVE ME BACK here.

So excited to read this!

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Review: First Aid Kit - Stay Gold


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Small_Gold_Album_-_First_Aid_Kit          In 2008, Johanna and Klara Söderberg, two young Swedish sisters, appeared on you-tube sharing a cover and tribute to Fleet Foxes “Tiger Mountain Peasant Song” where they seemed completely at home in the middle of the forest, ethereal and earthy. Their indie-country/folk vibe became a hit and they’ve since blossomed into a full fledged and highly followed duo. It was their second album,

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Review: Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams              Ryan Adams’ latest solo album, Ryan Adams is, well, more Ryan Adams.

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Review: Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams              Ryan Adams’ latest solo album, Ryan Adams is, well, more Ryan Adams.

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Review: Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams              Ryan Adams’ latest solo album, Ryan Adams is, well, more Ryan Adams.

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Review: Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams              Ryan Adams’ latest solo album, Ryan Adams is, well, more Ryan Adams.

Ed Sheeran- Live Performance and Brief Concert Review


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       Tonight, I had the pleasure of seeing Ed Sheeran in concert at the Wells Fargo Center in Philly. He was brilliant. The concert mainly consisted of songs from his new record “X”, with the encore including a few old classics  such as “The A Team” and “You Need Me, I Don’t Need You”.

      Sheeran was at the top of his game, his vocals not only as good as his recordings, but better.…

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Check out my review of tonight’s @edsheeran concert.

Includes a live performance of his song “Afire Love”.

Busiest of Bees


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You know, I try not to ever pretend I’m the busiest person in any room. Some days it feels that way, but I don’t think it’s ever accurate. The truth is, I am busy doing things I love. Doing work I love. And passionately trying to create things I want to love out loud. 

The truth is, I am always much more lucky than I am busy.

Beautiful. Thank you for the reminder.

Review: Spoon — They Want My Soul | Control Literary Magazine


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Check out our review of Spoon’s latest album from deirdrecoyle.tumblr.com of mixtapemethodology.com

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