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Lost in the Pancakes

Like many Elephant 6 acts, the solo project of Olivia Tremor Control keyboardist Peter Erchick has a mysterious enigma that is propelled by not only a nostalgic psych-pop sound, but also by the infrequency of his releases. His ...
 
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Tim Williams’ Careful Love

On the heels of next week’s CMJ festival in NYC, Tim Williams is exemplary of the local favorites you are bound to find there. The Brooklyn-based songwriter caught one of his first breaks at CMJ in 2004, shortly after his...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of July 2008

Here are the picks from July, a month that saw just about everything from stylish electro-rock to avant-garde “prepared piano” pieces. I’ll be heading up to DC for college in two weeks, so I imagine that new o...
 
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David Vandervelde – Waiting for the Sunrise (2008)

In terms of debut albums, David Vandervelde’s The Moonstation House Band was easily one of the most memorable of 2007. Though he was singularly proclaimed by some to be little more than an entertaining imitation of glam-rock he...

 
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Best Albums of 2007: #10 to #01

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God Save The Clientele!

The Clientele are achieving an odd form of success for a British band. In most cases, bands from different countries find initial success in their native country prior to any other location overseas. However, in this case, the ...

 
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VietNam’s Infatuation With Time

When I first looked upon a group photo of VietNam in a magazine a few months ago, I expected it to be a feature on some obscure anti-war band in the 1960s, consisting of four friends that would be habitually defined as “h...
 
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David Vandervelde and The Moonstation House Band

It is impossible for most artists to avoid comparisons to their past influences. After all, complete innovation is not something to be taken lightly. So, if one compared David Vandervelde to Marc Bolan, Scott Walker, and John L...