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Afternoon Naps – Parade (2009)

Afternoon naps are a pretty amiable thing to name your band after, even if it is hardly the most exciting. These few hours are simple but highly productive, at least in the sense that recuperation amidst a weekday’s chaos...
 
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The Old & New: Piano Magic and Braids

Some of the most talent musicians in the world remain practically unknown despite an abundance of quality material. There is no concise explanation for it, even if the most common response is related to the lack of accessibilit...

 
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No. They Are Not Named After the Elton John Song.

In the world of music, a musician’s originative location is often irrelevant. As long as you can play an instrument or write songs, that is all that matters. Though the past has seen discriminatory causes where an artist ...
 
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The Assistants Revitalize the 80s Jangle

I suppose the commercialized nostalgia of the 80s unfortunately causes us to remember all those plastic synth acts who achieved success through one hit singles and predictable hooks, making the accomplishments of truly impactin...

 
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Ancient Free Gardeners: Another From Down Under

Universally analogous musical tastes appear to be growing stronger by the minute. Even though this site is based in the United States, I receive the majority of submitted albums from other countries all over the world; somethin...
 
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Dappled Cities Fly Tweak Their Name and Sound

The five members of Dappled Cities comfortably define themselves as a band who creates “oddball pop”. Oddball pop? Well, the particular specification seems to be getting more common by the day with bands like Daniel...

 
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Spike Priggen: “Musician, Blogger, Pop-Culture Archivist”

There seems to be this rash generalization that all music bloggers are either failed musicians or bitter artists. I’m not sure where that thinking originated, though I would guess that it is from those who do not realize ...
 
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McLennan leaves behind a hidden gem…

The tragic death of Go-Betweens co-founder Grant McLennan sent tragic soundwaves throughout the music industry. It was especially tragic in McLennan’s native country, Australia. His unexpected heart attack at the age of 4...

 
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SHORT BITS

This week has been lacking of any exciting music news, so this isn’t much. All I can say though, is that I am ashamed to live in New Jersey while Corzine shuts down the entire state because he can’t handle his budge...
 
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Grant McLennan: 1958-2006

As many of you already sadly know, Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens passed away last Sunday in his sleep of a reported heart attack. As one of the most successful bands in Australian history, The Go-Betweens are known for nume...