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The British Columbians

Updates will resume on Monday. Have a great holiday weekend. Some groups form after coming together by traveling across the borders of states, countries, and oceans. Others, however, may derive from the same town or even the sa...
 
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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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The Harpeth Trace

A prevalent veneration for the past can certainly be detrimental to an artist’s work if their techniques are either outdated or generic, but holding such a high esteem for successful precedents can also prove to be quite benefi...
 
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It’s a Dark Dark Dark World

Within the packaging of their debut album, the Minneapolis-based Dark Dark Dark opted to include an eight-page booklet of photographs that featured a few pictures of the group in settings that proved more reminiscent of the lat...

 
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Let a Little Joy into Your Life

As displayed in the previous feature that covered my personal perception of prolific artists, a substantial amount of recognition and success does not always equate to artistic satisfaction. By nature, musicians often yearn to ...
 
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From Horse Feathers to Home: Peter Broderick

The alleged fusion of contemporary and classical music has been a noticeable, if somewhat subtle, force over the past several years. For me, the first time I recalled an artist blatantly mentioning the mixture as an intentional...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of September 2008

01. Benoît Pioulard – Idyll (post) 02. Neimo – Lines (post) 03. I am Robot and Proud – Uphill City (post) 04. Horse Feathers – Curs in the Weeds (post) 05. Land of Talk – Some Are Lakes (post) 06. ...
 
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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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Olga Kouklaki Decides to Getalife

It is by no coincidence that two recently featured artists who dwell in the style of experimental electronica have early roots in classical music. Last week, I spoke about how Max Tundra (who received a strikingly varied recept...
 
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Horse Feathers Build a House With No Home

These days, open mic nights usually cause more forms of embarrassment than success. Like the art of discovering new music in itself, though, there are a few gems in the rough just waiting to be found. Before the digital age whe...