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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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Helios + Goldmund = Keith Kenniff

Prolific artists have a tendency to never feel quite satisfied. Regardless of whether or not they have something left to prove, pursuits regarding financial and reputational standing always seem to take a backseat to creative e...

 
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Jenny Hval Takes a Rockettothesky

Even just by reading her own personal thoughts on the art of music alone, one can easily gather that Jenny Hval is one of those literary types. By this, I refer to individuals who seem to have a personal connection with works o...
 
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I am Robot and Proud

In the midst of all the experimental methodical techniques found in contemporary electronic music, there is one ideology that tends to occasionally go overlooked: the importance of melody. Atmospheric perception is a vital qual...

 
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Parallax Error Beheads Max Tundra

You would be hard-pressed to find a successful contemporary musician who disregards classical music entirely, as numerous components remain a steady influence on the various forms of music we listen to today. I doubt anyone wou...
 
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Alt-Ctrl-Sleep

I hate to say it, but between recently featured acts like Loquat and Faded Paper Figures, it almost seems like I am covering too many groups centered on a husband and wife. Then again though, such respective acts take neither m...

 
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Department of Eagles

A good majority of people have, at one point in their lives, been forced to live with someone who does not exactly coincide with their standards of life. Roommate horror stories can be as amusing as they are appalling, but ever...
 
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Faded Paper Figures

Side projects are an aspect of music that has gradually allowed artists to explore different scenarios, both in a stylistic and collaborative vein, without as much habituated pressure for decades. Considering that many successf...

 
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Vanilla Swingers; Gary Ptaszek and Crack Silence (Gig Review)

The first of several British artists exposed in today’s feature is Vanilla Swingers, a duo comprised of Miles Jackson and Anne Gilpin. Though their name indicates a production of some overly flamboyant form of funk, they ...
 
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The Black and White Years

For a band that has just recently broken out of the local eye, drawing comparisons to an artist who they idolize is often flattering. While no artist wishes to be forever grouped with a particular influence, a feeling of widesp...