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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.

MP3: Dr. Dog – That Old Black Hole

Dr. Dog revealed details about their upcoming album, Be the Void, two weeks ago. Now they're unveiling a track from the anticipated release, which allegedly touts “a far leaner and meaner primal sound” than its predecessors. "T...


New Dr. Dog Album in February

Excellent Philly-based psych-rockers Dr. Dog are returning in 2012 with Be the Void, set to be released February 7th via Anti-Records. The follow-up to 2010’s Shame Shame, Dr. Dog’s newest will unveil a “a far...

Quichenight – Quichenight I (2011)

Quichenight I, the first album by Boston native Brett Rosenberg's band Quichenight, is an enjoyable mix of laid-back acoustic guitar strumming, keyboard harmonies, and quirky yet unpretentious lyrics in the vein of Scott McCaug...


You Won’t, But You Will

There are legions of folk artists influenced by the genre’s early roots, from Appalachian groundwork to intersections of bluegrass and jug bands. Some are committed to the influences that struck them the most growing up, passio...

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 ...


HAL Return… Finally

HAL were featured on Obscure Sound over five years ago. They were under-exposed then, and remain so now. That HAL have not released anything in seven years certainly didn’t help. Nonetheless, I listened to their eponymous debut...
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Fall MP3s

Lauren’s Fall Playlist

Though we're forever resistant to let go of the warm weather, the transition from summer to fall is never unpleasant. Sweaters and autumn-colored foliage greet us warmly, while our ears begin to beg us for grunge over the pop-f...


Inches in Falling

It is hard not to root for Inches in Falling. Apart from the fact that they seem way beyond their years, their presentation as classic-rock fetishists showcases a ferocity that is genuinely reflective of the era. It could be du...

The Spies Conduct a Televolution

Josh Taylor takes a look at an overlooked album by an LA-based band, The Spies. Showing influences like Spoon and The Hold Steady, the quartet's infectious songs and burst of energy resulted in their satisfying sophomore album ...