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Green Man Festival 2013: Review

Set at the foot of the Black Mountains in the beautiful Welsh countryside, Green Man Festival is a unique festival of music, comedy, literature, science, academia, and – this year – traditional beers and ciders. The...
 
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Lambchop – Mr. M (2012)

Mr. M is Lambchop’s first album since OH (Ohio), which is now four years old. They are one of the most consistently extraordinary bands currently producing music, so it comes as no surprise that their new record is entire...

 
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Live Review: Bon Iver, 11/9

Too many artists these days fall victim to it... playing material live exactly as they are heard on their records. This safe approach usually doesn't result in an all-out disaster, but it fails to make for a memorable gig. Afte...
 
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Fossil Collective

David Fendick and Jonny Hooker are two multi-instrumentalists from Leeds, UK. Together they are Fossil Collective, an alternative-folk band influenced by artists like Simon and Garfunkel, Neil Young, and Fleetwood Mac. It’s eas...

 
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Treefight for Sunlight

Treefight for Sunlight is an apt name for the Danish four-piece. Well, the Sunlight part at least. Their sun-drenched, euphoric harmonies emit every existing positive emotion.  When their eponymous debut album was released earl...
 
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CANT – Dreams Come True (2011)

Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor debuts his new solo project, CANT, with the full-length Dreams Come True. Featuring frequent collaborator and post-punk revivalist Twin Shadow (George Lewis Jr.), it is a more electronic-oriented and...

 
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Bill Callahan – Apocalypse (2011)

Bill Callahan has a voice like no other man on earth; it’s haunting, intimate, spontaneous and passionate. The first thing heard on Apocalypse is Callahan singing a single line, unaccompanied: “The real people went away.” His b...