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Nights Out With Metronomy

Some claim that technology dilutes originality and ambition, providing convenient sources to information that would otherwise be obtained through more arduous methods requiring a uniquely resourceful approach. While I do not di...
 
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The Asteroid No. 4

For any inquiries regarding the stylistic leanings of The Asteroid No. 4, the only bit of information one would likely require is that the six-piece were involved in a Spacemen 3 tribute in 1998, contributing a cover of “...

 
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Hauschka Takes Us Back to Ferndorf

I tend to agree with Steve Reich on the subject of minimalism, a self-proposed genre whose label is borrowed more from a chronological standpoint than the actual musical content involved. As Reich claimed, it is merely a “...
 
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Kristoffer Ragnstam… in 2008

Oh great, just we need… another Swedish pop artist. Yes, another musically inclined Swede who crafts uniquely enticing hooks with a high level of accessibility has appeared on the horizon, this time in the form of Kristoffer Ra...

 
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David Vandervelde – Waiting for the Sunrise (2008)

In terms of debut albums, David Vandervelde’s The Moonstation House Band was easily one of the most memorable of 2007. Though he was singularly proclaimed by some to be little more than an entertaining imitation of glam-rock he...
 
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Throat Singing With Tagaq

As someone who enjoys a wide variety of music, it does not take much for me to become engrossed in any historical studies pertaining to music. The theoretical study of music has been occurring for thousands of years, with peopl...

 
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Faded Paper Figures

Side projects are an aspect of music that has gradually allowed artists to explore different scenarios, both in a stylistic and collaborative vein, without as much habituated pressure for decades. Considering that many successf...
 
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Gentleman Jesse and His Men

One of the most appealing aspects of power-pop is the ability it has to remain untainted in a world where stylistic alteration is often inevitable. While some may argue that the genre’s apparent lack of stylistic ambition is th...