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Band: Pedro the Lion Album: Control Best song: “Rapture” has the best guitar work. Worst song: I don’t care for the production on “Progress.” Maybe this is a function of my home life growing up or maybe it’s a function of simple disposition as a person. Maybe I’m naïve. But, everyone likely has a moment […]

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Winners Never Quit

Band: Pedro the LionAlbum: Winners Never QuitBest song: “Bad Things to Such Good People” is great.Worst song: “To Protect the Family Name” is too long. One of the things the Internet has spawned (along with a curious amount of ytmnd sites) is the more specific niches within music genres. “Indie rock” now has little to […]

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