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Obscure Sound: Best of April 2010

A collection of the best MP3s from April, with artists that include Gogol Bordello, The Mynabirds, Ariel Pink, Librarians, Sleigh Bells, Grimes, and Secret Cities.
 
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Your Indie Dance Party, Vol. 1

Jay Mattson takes us through his most recommended dance tracks. Since dance is often a genre associated with cameo-led hits or overly-conscious audiences, these ten tracks gravitate more toward creative tendencies that can get ...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of February 2010

The best songs from February are rounded up for your convenience. Among the 11 stars are The Morning Benders, The Radio Dept., Lali Puna, The Kissaway Trail, and Wilderness Survival.
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of Winter 2009/2010

In a bit of a twist, this compilation encompasses both December and January. The “Best Albums of 2009” featured last month was a lot of fun, as was the three-week break I took after it was published. I am always exh...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of November 2009

Music and tums are true post-Thanksgiving delights. As the latter appeases our stomachs after binges of food and drink, music soothes us with its accessibility and lack of commercialism. TV and radio become tiresome with all th...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of October 2009

The month of October always seems to root out the Album of the Year contenders, making this and November one of the most active months in new music releases. Similar to the several months preceding the Academy Awards for film, ...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of September 2009

Thanks to all those that participated in last week’s survey. I am always looking for ways to improve the site and unbiased, constructive criticism is always welcome as a means to make this place better. Three opinions tha...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of August 2009

Even though September brings some of the greatest weather of the year, there is always reason to students to dread its arrival. It is not so much the concept of classes, but rather the obligations that arise from them. I despis...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of July 2009

First off, I want to apologize for the server difficulties this site has experienced the past week or so. Obscure Sound was apparently taking up too many resources to be situated on my host’s server, so they temporarily d...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of June 2009

June was an interesting month in terms of diversity. Not so much in the actual styles presented, but rather in the tone and polish of each differing delivery. This compilation was designed to present, in order, groups that show...