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Lali Puna Show Their Inventions

Despite what its name entails, the concept of a “super-group” is becoming increasingly relative with the gradual expansion and appreciation of emerging styles and genres. The days where unanimous and successful super-groups – l...
 
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Hauschka Takes Us Back to Ferndorf

I tend to agree with Steve Reich on the subject of minimalism, a self-proposed genre whose label is borrowed more from a chronological standpoint than the actual musical content involved. As Reich claimed, it is merely a “...

 
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Best Albums of 2007: #40 to #31

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Private Has a Secret Lover

I try to spread the genres out a bit with my day-to-day articles. A little bit of pop one day, a touch of rock the other, and full-fledged electronica the next; diversity certainly makes our lives a lot less tiring. It also kee...

 
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Schmickler and Cruise Combine for Pluramon’s Best Effort

When it comes to music, age knows no limit. While it is customary to expect genius composers like Philip Glass or Ryuichi Sakamoto to continue creating music into their latter years due to the precise and delicate nature of the...
 
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Pelle Carlberg In a Nutshell

For the tourism offices in Sweden, the past several years must have been a breeze. With such a bustling outlet of quality Swedish musical acts gaining reputable fan bases overseas, international fans have inherited the desire t...

 
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REVIEW: The Boggs – Forts

Lou Reed opened up his classic 1973 album, Berlin, with the lingering words, “In Berlin, by the wall, you were five foot ten inches tall.” A native of New York City, Reed’s lyrics were particularly striking at...
 
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De/Vision

I’ve been meaning to mention these guys for some time now. De/Vision are a German based electronic/techno band that to me, sound basically like a German version of Depeche Mode. Of course, when it comes from Germany it...

 
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ALBUM PREVIEW: Whitest Boy Alive – Dreams

Though their name may provide a suitable fit, Whitest Boy Alive is not a solo rap project by some random white kid in the suburbs. It’s actually the opposite. Hailing from Berlin, Germany, Whitest Boy Alive started out as...
 
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FEATURE: JAPANESE MUSIC – TOP TEN

In our first feature, we take a look and a listen at ten outstanding songs from Japan.