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los-encantados

OS Video: Los Encantados

Here is the premiere of Obscure Sound’s new video feature. The first band featured is Los Encantados, a rising Brooklyn-based six-piece with a knack for throwback, summer-friendly rockers. They pack a breezy, nonchalant, ...
 
 
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ariel-pink-mature-themes
ariel-pink-mature-themes

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Mature Themes (2012)

Mature Themes is a quality representation of Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti as they are now, and have been since 2010’s Before Today, the release that cushioned Pink’s songwriting with increased polish and instrumental dexterity...
 
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bright-little-field-replacements
bright-little-field-replacements

Bright Little Field – Treatment Bound (2010)

The tribute album is, as I suppose it hardly merits mentioning, a dodgy proposition. It requires an artist who can not only understand the other artist’s work, but who is cognizant enough of its structure that they can of...
 
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mr meeble
mr meeble

MP3: Mr. Meeble – “Star Power”

Mr. Meeble's grimy electro-pop lends itself to late-night club music, but without the stale repetition that numbs party-goers. The range of emotion conveyed on the trio's new EP, Nostalgic for Now?, shows a bold and exciting so...

 
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icons of andria los angeles
icons of andria los angeles

MP3: Icons of Andria – “The Girl Who Knows Where…”

Many conceptual album undertakings are by authors, painters, or other artists that wouldn't specify their first passion as music. The result is often impressive in some scope, perhaps visually or through literary means, but the...
 
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animal collective centipede hz mp3
animal collective centipede hz mp3
animal collective centipede hz mp3

Stream Animal Collective’s New Album, Centipede Hz

Animal Collective posted a track-by-track stream of their upcoming album, Centipede Hz, on their web site. Some listeners caught the album’s streaming premiere at 9PM ET via Animal Collective’s weekly radio transmis...

 
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kolapore music canada
kolapore music canada

MP3s: Kolapore

Highly recommended. Kolapore produce a grandiose and exotic sound using a wide variety of instrumentation and styles. This is folk music at heart, but in the same way one classifies some of the best solo releases from Paul Simo...
 
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wickerbird blake cowan
wickerbird blake cowan

Stream: Wickerbird – “Druids”

If possible, play “Druids” while trudging through a green forest as the sun sets. There’s something about this dark folk track that evokes that natural sentiment, sort of like how mellower Led Zep cuts were ap...