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MP3: Lower Dens – “Propagation”

The spacey "Propagation" provides a preview of Lower Dens' new album Nootropics, out April 30th (May 1st in the U.S.). The five-minute roller is built around creaking guitar developments, which dissipate a minute in to allow Ja...
 
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WIKAN Witch-House

Sheffield’s WIKAN is one of the UK’s champions of the emerging witch-house genre. His songs bridge the gap between dubstep, goth and electronic music. It’s a difficult to mold a new style, but things are comin...

 
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Honeytone Cody

York’s own glamorous (they’ve got great fashion sense) yet hard-hitting rock act Honeytone Cody are on the verge of breaking away from Yorkshire and into the national spotlight. With their intricate progressive rock...
 
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The Neat

East Yorkshire’s The Neat blend the bite of ’80s post-punk (think The Fall meets Joy Division) with a modern infusion of alternative and indie-rock. Their quirky yet swift guitar strikes play perfectly when intertwi...

 
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Lower Dens to Release New Album

Lower Dens will release a new album, Nootropics, on April 30th (May 1st in the U.S.). Their previous album, 2010’s excellent Twin-Hand Movement, was brimming with nocturnal atmospheres, rhythmic ambiance, and lulled guita...
 
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Feathers on a Hunter’s Moon

Feathers are four girls from Brisbane creating infectious lo-fi dream-pop. While some of their songs are lively and upbeat, a large number are darker and based on harmony rather than rhythm. Hunter’s Moon is an album full of di...

 
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Black Partridge

Black Partridge comprises two brothers from Illinois. The duo have a unique sound that fuses lo-fi rock and pop with caressing sentiments of shoegaze and dream-pop. The older brother, Vito, plays the bass guitar while Mick take...
 
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F Is For Fall and Folk

Melyssa takes a look at a handful of unexposed folk artists, with their new releases serving as very suitable autumn listening. A one-man project produces engaging lush folk with electronic infusions, a duo combines ethereal ha...

 
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Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost (2011)

Twangy rock with hints of country and alternative was prominent on Girls’ excellent Broken Dreams Club EP. The sound recalled the likes of Ryan Adams and Matthew Sweet while remaining true to Girls’ eclectic pop approach. They ...
 
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Odes to the ’80s

Ceremony, Burning Hearts, and Memory Tapes are three different artists with very different sounds. Their influences certainly intersect though, allowing the material to sound like creative odes rather than blend replications of...