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The Mountain Goats- “Hex of Infinite Binding” EP Review & Career Retrospective

October 28, 2018

The Mountain Goats are, arguably, one of the most prolific bands working in music today. Since their formation in 1991, the indie folk group- consisting of anywhere from one to four members at any given time- has released sixteen studio albums, twenty-four EPs and singles, and dozens of other cassettes, splits, collaborations, and digital releases. […]

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A Case for Saxophones in Metal Music

October 28, 2018

Picture it. You’re in the pit, rocking out to your favorite metal band, (Is it Metalica? It’s probably Metallica.) Suddenly, in the midst of the searing guitars and double-bass, a reedy, high pitched squeal breaks through the din. It’s a saxophone, and it’s the best, freshest metal you’ve ever heard. The saxophone usually conjures up ideas of marching bands, of swing music or that one instrument your parents made you play in middle school. […]