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Obscure Sound: Best of November 2011

So here we are... the largest Obscure Sound compilation ever made. 21 tracks, 83 minutes. Enjoy.
 
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Best Albums of 2011: #30 to #21

The list's mid-point. There's plenty of great material here, from rookie breakthroughs NewVillager to arena-ready acts like The Black Keys and Fleet Foxes. Take a look.

 
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Best Albums of 2011: #40 to #31

The best albums of 2011 are further revealed, this time with some big names like Bon Iver, Drake, Panda Bear, and The Mountain Goats entering the fold.
 
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MP3: Cass McCombs – Bradley Manning

The restless Cass McCombs, who released two albums in Wit’s End and Humor Risk this year, has a new politically charged single: "Bradley Manning". Check inside for the stream and MP3.

 
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Cass McCombs – Humor Risk (2011)

Cass McCombs’ second full-length of 2011, Humor Risk, is an ace-in-the-hole for anyone arguing that McCombs’ delivery is “classic”, as in a singer-songwriting with a dominating presence who combines lyrical idiosync...
 
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California Condors

California Condors are a blast of west coast flavor.  The four-piece tout infectious melodies and memorable lyrical quips containing a bevy of nostalgia, making it hard to stop listening after one song. Their album Calm Carnivo...

 
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Jethro Fox

The wonderfully named Jethro Fox, originally born in Essex but now based in Liverpool, is creating a sound influenced by ‘60s pop, nostalgic both in terms of its content and product values. Fox’s sound is unashamedly fuse...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of April 2011

April was a busy and thoroughly enjoyable month in music. It’s easy to point out that big names dominated most of it, some of them even brand names in indie music; Panda Bear, TV on the Radio, and Fleet Foxes are as close...

 
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Cass McCombs – Wit’s End (2011)

Cass McCombs’ fifth full-length, Wit’s End, is a natural progression. His early material showcased an infatuation for intricately produced psych-rock, never becoming indulgent enough to be fetishized because they were presented...