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Blair Dies Young, Lives Old

In one of New Orleans’ few instances where sports reigned over music, the super bowl has cast many into a week-long, universalized hangover. It permits locals to do, well, whatever they want as long as it is celebratory o...
 
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The Drums

Melodramatics and optimists certainly do not go hand-in-hand, even if some of their ideologies appear to overlap. Both can have be flawed in thinking with their emotions, as well as dealing with certain situations in a manner t...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #30 to #21

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Obscure Sound: Best of October 2008

Like many college students in October, this past month – for me – has been the busiest of the year in terms of workload. As a result, I find myself being extremely grateful for how easy it was to discover such a gre...

 
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Neimo

While it may be overly restrictive of most French radio stations to only allow songs containing at least 40% of the French language in their lyrical content to be permitted on air, I also suppose that individualizing yourself w...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of August 2008

As you can clearly see, August’s compilation appears to be a bit condensed when compared to the previous months. I said earlier that the transition to college has made the site’s content a bit more sporadic than usu...

 
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The Tunics

In a world where music distribution is considerably effected by the high level of impatience that many music fans now experience due to our digital age of instantaneous information, a band is sometimes forced to get clever if t...
 
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Best Albums of 2007: #40 to #31

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Feu Therese Parlent Ça Va Cogner

Judging by their name and stylistic preference alone, I would have easily guessed that Feu Therese was one of the many up and coming French electronic acts rising to prominence this year. You know the type — I have featur...
 
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Yelle It, Shout It

When covering pop music from different countries like France or Japan, I often wonder whether these artists place an emphasis on melody over lyrical content in their efforts to gain overseas exposure. While the internet has mad...