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OS Video: Los Encantados

 
August 28, 2012
 



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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mr meeble
mr meeble
mr meeble

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
icons of andria los angeles

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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kolapore music canada
kolapore music canada
kolapore music canada
 

MP3s: Kolapore

 
August 17, 2012
 



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
wickerbird blake cowan

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...

 
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MP3: The UFO Club – “July”

 
August 15, 2012
 



Night Beats' Lee Blackwell and The Black Angels' Christian Blan allow their hazy psych-rock indulgences to flow even more freely with joint project The UFO Club. Its existence is fairly vague, apart from a cover of Ronettes' "B...

 
 
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july music compilation
july music compilation
july music compilation

I apologize for being late, again, with this. Look on the bright side: we’re only two weeks away from the August compilation. The two combined should feature about 40 bands or so in a span of 15 days. But let’s focu...

 
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I wish Nude Beach were the standard for house party bands. The trio honed their craft playing at them throughout high school, their convivial punk-rock sound serving as the perfect accompaniment to a good time. They produce a f...