Tag Archives: Samantha Gilweit

Album Review: Samantha Gilweit “Single.Mother.Fucker.”

Samantha Gilweit Single.Mother.Fucker. M.Bunny, contributor Samantha Gilweit’s crisp, clear and captivating vocals immediately entrance the listener, captivating them instantly for this thoroughly enjoyable production. Samantha’s voice just sounds sooo right, like you’re listening to an awesomely hilarious audio book with great backing tracks to boot. Upon first listen, I was drawn to the words and her wonderful voice. On a …

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Hey Fat Asses, Eat This

Samantha Gilweit, contributor I was once a fat ass. And then I was like, “I don’t want to be a fat ass anymore.” So I went to the Internet and started reading shit about fat asses that no longer wanted to be fat asses. I started eating different. I started exercising and shit. I stopped eating tons of carbs. Yeah, …

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Of Montreal – Aureate Gloom

Samantha Gilweit, contributor Trying to find that perfect album to listen to while playing laser tag and crying? Look no further, Of Montreal’s Aureate Gloom is here to help. Brash and glittery, upbeat and sad, Of Montreal’s latest is a tour de force that wants to seriously fuck with your brain. Thoroughly at home with ‘70s influences, the album tips …

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Campfire Cassettes – GosLebrock

Samantha Gilweit, contributor What would you get if the Mountain Goats, Jonathan Richman, Elliot Smith and a dirty crack addicted clown all fucked? Quite possibly GosLebrock, the latest album from Campfire Cassettes. The Cassettes describe themselves as “a 4 piece indie folk band that plays quick quirky songs that will get stuck in your head.” The interplay between classic folk …

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The Savage Henry Interview with Tyrannosaurus Rex

Samahtha Gilweit, contributor With the launch of the new Jurassic Park movie, Jurassic World, Universal Pictures’ marketing department used stem cell technology to actually reanimate a Tyrannosaurus Rex for the film’s launch and press tour. Savage Henry contributor, Samantha Gilweit sat down for a one-on-one interview with the infamous reptile. SH: Tyrannosaurus Rex, thanks so much for taking the time …

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Ultimate Painting – Ultimate Painting

Samantha Gilweit, contributor Ultimate Painting’s self-titled, debut album is all meat and no bones. While some of the instrumentation is incredibly successful, with very lush guitars and harmonies, Ultimate Painting is an album that, like a lost orphan, doesn’t understand where it comes from. The album opens with a very Creedence Clearwater-ish “Oh, shit! I’m on an exciting road trip!” …

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Hurricane Jeffrey: a Disappointment to Everyone

Samantha Gilweit, contributor He was supposed to be big. He was supposed to be destructive. He was supposed to be the storm of the century. But to everyone’s surprise and chagrin, Jeffrey made landfall as a tepid category one hurricane. “Look, I knew Jeff as a tropical storm off the coast of Panama. We all had big hopes. He had …

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The Dodos – Individ

Samantha Gilweit, contributor It takes a lot of balls to start an album with a six-minute song, unless it’s jazz or you’re on LSD, or both. However, the latest album from The Dodos, Individ, not only starts with a six minute track, it’s also worth listening to sober. If The Dodos have learned anything from their previous albums, it’s the …

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Rock Stars Come Together to Bring “Notes of Hope” to Napa Valley

Samantha Gilweit, contributor Over 300 million dollars in damages, thousands of bottles broken, and several Chateaus brought down to rubble. These are just some of the horrifying statistics coming from the Napa earthquake that led Armando Van Trestle of Van Trestle Vineyards to throw “Notes of Hope for Napa” the largest benefit concert Napa Valley has ever seen. “People are …

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Shabazz Palaces – Lese Majesty

Samantha Gilweit, contributor One might want to listen to Seattle-based hip hop group, Shabazz Palaces’ newest album, Lese Majesty, on a road trip through a war zone. Forceful, original, and unabashedly unafraid of change, Lese Majesty is the group’s second full-length album after garnering critical acclaim with Black Up, released in 2011. The result is an album that elegantly creates …

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