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Review: Album draws on singer’s personal life

By | Apr 4, 2020

Phantogram’s new album “Ceremony” draws on the life of singer Sarah Barthel, who lost her sister, Becky, to suicide.


Review: Release from psych-pop duo fashions moody dance beats

By | Mar 5, 2014

Psych-pop duo merge moody electronics with hip-hop beats on “Voices.”


Four in Forty-Eight

By | Nov 23, 2011

That didn’t take long. I have reached the point where I am so bored at home that I decided to recap the ridiculous weekend I had which basically involved gallivanting around Southern New England. This is the story of the hallowed “Four in Forty-Eight.”   This whole plan was hatched when M83 announced their Boston…


Song of the Week: “Turning Into Stone”

By | Nov 6, 2011

I know I blogged about Phantogram a few posts ago, but the EP is out now and it is thoroughly awesome. I opted not to do a full review, but that doesn’t mean I can’t enjoy naming them for Song of the Week.   One of the best songs on the new release is “Turning…


Phantogram Releases Paralyzing Single and Readies LP

By | Oct 28, 2011

Phantogram’s new mini LP, “Nightlife,” comes out in a matter of days and in a few weeks I get to see them for the fourth time. Accordingly, I am overloading my ears with their debut full length.   The Saratoga Springs duo has been making quite a splash in the indie scene. This summer they…