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Archive for July, 2017
 
 
 
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Ten Songs Reinvigorating the Past

Drew takes a look at ten of his favorite songs that pay tribute to the past, whether it's traditional British rock, vintage synth-pop, or music from the other side of the world.
 
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Field Music – Plumb (2012)

Plumb, the fourth full-length from brotherly duo Field Music, sounds like one of their liveliest releases for two reasons. One is its clear and playful homage to traditional British rock greats like XTC, Pink Floyd, and even Qu...

 
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New Shabazz Palaces Video + Tour Dates

Shabazz Palaces had a great 2011 with one of the year’s most inventive hip-hop releases, Black Up (2011: #7). The duo of Ishmael Butler (‘Butterfly’ from Digable Planets) and Tendai Marair aren’t stopping for 2012, ...
 
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Spiritualized Announce Tour

Space-rock legends Spiritualized are releasing their long-awaited seventh album, Sweet Heart Sweet Light, in April. It was originally to be released on March 19th, but the band delayed it a few weeks despite some press having u...

 
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Atlas Sound Announce Tour

Atlas Sound and Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox announced tour dates in support of Atlas Sound’s 2011 album Parallax, our fourth favorite album of 2011. Ten of the thirteen dates are in the U.S., with one in Tokyo (2/19)...
 
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Video: Eleanor Friedberger – “Heaven”

Fiery Furnaces' Eleanor Friedberger released her first solo album, Last Summer, this past July to glowing reviews. It featured an all-star cast of Matt Asti (MGMT), Ahmed Gallab (touring member of Yeasayer & Caribou), and John ...

 
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Talk Talk Honored with Tribute Album, Book

Legendary British group Talk Talk are being honored for their excellent career with a book this spring, entitled Spirit of Talk Talk. It’s a collection of illustrations and written accounts from some prominent names that ...
 
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Stream: Fair Ohs – “Salt Flats”

Fair Ohs have been drumming up some press lately with a plethora of East African-inspired garage punk releases, ranging from 7" singles to distributed cassettes. Despite their East African influences, Fair Ohs' sound isn't too ...