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Giles Corey - Dan Barrett
Giles Corey - Dan Barrett
Giles Corey - Dan Barrett

Giles Corey

Dan Barrett’s music plays like a spectre in the night, most effective to the highly attentive and surveyors of the smallest details. It’s something that exists and has its hand on your shoulder. Your reason for ignoring it has ...
 
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the stepkids
the stepkids
the stepkids

The Stepkids

The Stepkids’ “Shadows on Behalf” sounds like it could have been recorded at several points throughout history — at a ’60s soul festival, on the set of a ’70s porno, or during a pioneering hip-hop sample demonstration from the ...

 
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autre ne veut
autre ne veut
autre ne veut

Autre Ne Veut

Contemporary interpretations of rhythmically inclined genres, like R&B and soul, have remained a continuous trend. Quality predecessors have already shown the style to appear timeless, so that is one attributing factor, but...
 
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the carpels
the carpels
the carpels

The Carpels

The Carpels represent a new era for the Birmingham music scene, one that looks set to grab the ears of London and the nation. The area’s rough-and-ready indie sound has bred a small and exclusive scene that is gaining str...

 
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the haret
the haret
the haret

The Haret

The Haret sound like a 1940s Mississippi blues quartet that would be far more comfortable on the front porch of the general store than a modern music venue or bar. Instead, live recordings have revealed that frontman Ryan Baer ...
 
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ceremony
ceremony
ceremony

Odes to the ’80s

Ceremony, Burning Hearts, and Memory Tapes are three different artists with very different sounds. Their influences certainly intersect though, allowing the material to sound like creative odes rather than blend replications of...

 
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anna bradley
anna bradley
anna bradley

DIY Alt-Rock Finds

These three artists -- all completely unknown -- pay homage to a variety of alternative-rock styles, ranging from Pavement-inspired alternative to '70s psych-rock. They all sound like you could find them performing in a friend'...
 
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mister heavenly
mister heavenly
mister heavenly

New Tracks: 7/13

We take a look at some newly released singles from the past week (MP3s included). Artists this time around include Mister Heavenly, Blitzen Trapper, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Real Estate.