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Record Reviews in Haiku #6

Here are some thoughts on,
A few exciting records,
And one not so much.

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5 Songs to Hardcore Party to on Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a lot like St. Patty’s Day–a holiday co-opted by Americans as an excuse to drink and wear fun hats. But if you’re going to partake in the festivities, you might as well have a few fun tunes to rock out to. Here are five tracks to help you kick off your margarita and sombrero parties.

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Record Reviews in Haiku (Part 1)

Nothing is better,
Than finding creative ways,
To write new reviews.

So at HXC,
We have decided to do,
Reviews in haiku.

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VIDEO PREMIERE: letlive. “Good Mourning, America”

The first single off of letlive.’s upcoming album, If I’m The Devil…, has been unleashed! “Good Mourning, America” puts up a fight against controversial issues like police brutality, race, and what it really means to protest. Check out the music video, and it’s very busy ball of red string, right here!

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Record Review: ‘It’s All Acoustic’ Compilation

For many, “acoustic” translates into “soft and potentially boring”. The idea that you know what to expect from an acoustic song before you even listen to it pervades, and usually it’s pretty well-founded. Not here.

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Music Video of the Week: letlive. “Younger”

Younger

This week’s music video pick is none other than “Younger”by letlive.  letive. is one of the major forces in the scene constantly pushing the boundaries of what can be done with music.  From their monumental record, The Blackest Beautiful, one of the few records in existence that sonicly captures the energy and charisma of a live show, we get “Younger.”  Though “Younger” is one of the more toned down tracks on the album, its biting lyrics, catchy melodies, and dramatic flair carry the song as one of the best on the album.  Check out the video below to see a new side of vocalist Jason Butler in this whirlwind depiction of religious hypocrisy and cult followings.  This video is straight proof that Butler would also be fantastic as a maniac in any comic-book inspired thriller.  So take a look and let us know what you think of Butler’s visual interpretation of “Younger” in the comments below.