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Archive for November, 2014
 
 
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of March 2008

In terms of style, March seemed to have it all. Whether you find yourself personally enamored with neo-psychedelia (Jim Noir, Fujifabric), throwback folk (The Tallest Man On Earth, Sera Cahoone), epic post-rock (Our Sleepless F...
 
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Hush the Many (Heed the Few)

The charm of a vocal duet can be dependent on a variety of things. Melody, pitch, and coordination are a few of the most basic aspects, but one that continues to be constantly dismissed by musicians and critics alike is the che...

 
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Phoebe Killdeer & The Short Straws

When I was 8 years old, my taste of music was generally limited to conventionally accessible acts in the vein of The Beatles, Radiohead, and Zeppelin. True, no one will deny the significance of any of those artists, but my tast...
 
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Ready Fire Aim Changes Nothing

These days, it seems that anyone can call themselves an “artist”. With the internet and other forms of digital technology allowing for mass distribution of various art forms for little to no cost of production, it is not a diff...

 
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A Frightened Rabbit in a Midnight Organ Fight

With acclaimed artists like Belle & Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, and Mogwai becoming highly reputable names over the past few years, even the youngest of indie-rock fans are beginning to recognize the Scottish town of Glasgo...
 
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Our Sleepless Forest Wakes Up

Many hold the belief that ambient music serves as arguably the epitome of musical inaccessibility, with the lack of vocals and concise melody requiring several attentive listens to wholly and memorably consume. It occasionally ...

 
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Ane Brun Watches the Changing of the Seasons

The difference between music awards in North America and Europe often astounds me. Sure, a “Grammy Award” is universally synonymous with quality on each side of the Atlantic Ocean, but the exposure that it provides ...
 
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The Adventures of Micah Dalton and Pawnshop

While some people listen to music purely for the melodic features alone, there are others who value lyrical content just as importantly (or even more so) than the other audible aspects involved. Personally, it varies between ge...