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Helios + Goldmund = Keith Kenniff

Prolific artists have a tendency to never feel quite satisfied. Regardless of whether or not they have something left to prove, pursuits regarding financial and reputational standing always seem to take a backseat to creative e...
 
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Jolie Holland Awakens the Living and the Dead

Experience is invaluable toward the delicate craft of music. Despite some ingenious qualities, all artists have only a limited amount of entirely imaginative ideas with little to no personalized dimensions involved. Their perso...

 
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Peter Moore and the “Cycle” of Love

As is the case with many artists in all forms of art, Peter Moore has always shown a reluctance to be artistically inactive. In fact, he states quite memorably that the only time in his life when he was NOT writing songs was be...
 
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Vic Chesnutt Gains Some Elf Power

The aspect of collaboration can be a touchy subject for some artists. Some prefer to languish in their own solitude, crafting songs that are entirely their own with little to no help outside the spectrum of production and maste...

 
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I am Robot and Proud

In the midst of all the experimental methodical techniques found in contemporary electronic music, there is one ideology that tends to occasionally go overlooked: the importance of melody. Atmospheric perception is a vital qual...
 
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The Happy Hollows

It was pretty startling to me that, after listening to only one track from The Happy Hollows, I was able to draw comparisons to nearly every single notable indie-rock band fronted by a woman in the past several years. Now, befo...

 
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Sparkadia’s Received Postcards

For a four-piece whose infectious qualities ride heavily on an unconventional mixture of heartfelt optimism and captivating hooks, the choice to name Sparkadia’s debut album Postcards comes off as an apt choice. Because as lead...
 
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The Gentle Temper of Benoît Pioulard

I suppose you could say that it proved very indicative of Tom Meluch’s nature when he recorded his debut EP, Enge, on a built-in microphone embedded in a borrowed laptop. Immediately, I know what some of you may be thinking: Gr...

 
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Loquat Discovers the Secrets of the Sea

It must be a thrill to have a professional song written about yourself. Even one success could bring the targeted interest to their knees, especially if the songwriter at hand actually holds a reciprocated romantic interest of ...
 
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The Tunics

In a world where music distribution is considerably effected by the high level of impatience that many music fans now experience due to our digital age of instantaneous information, a band is sometimes forced to get clever if t...