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The Rozzes

The Rozzes are a very young band with an extra dose of talent and vigor, similar in mold to recent youthful power-pop successes like Cloud Nothings. Similarly, they possess a musical intellect that presents talent well beyond t...
 
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Art Imperial

Like perhaps the most famous of surf-rock innovators (Brian Wilson), Arthur C. Imperial does not surf. Rather, the sights and sounds of witnessing the act provide ample room for his musical talents to emerge. The Toronto-based ...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of November 2010

I plan to start publishing The Top 50 Albums of 2010 feature shortly, in 5-part increments as usual. The site has been somewhat shaky lately though on account of transferring to a dedicated server, and I apologize for that. But...
 
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Antonio Paul’s Treasures

I’ve always thought that it’s peculiar yet marvelous that while I’m getting ready for the cooler seasons, the bottom half of the globe is warming up. I really wish I could migrate south for the winter and take Antonio Paul’s EP...

 
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Cloud Nothings

Cloud Nothings is Dylan Baldi, a 19-year-old from Cleveland that creates music his buddies would probably call outdated, if only for the fact that it hearkens back to a time when record stores were relevant. His interpretation ...
 
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Spirit Night

For the thousands of indie-rock cuts recorded in a home studio, the desperate insertion of ambiguity is a common plague. As DIY techniques continue to grow more popular in both rock and hip-hop, some artists are keen on lowerin...

 
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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today (2010)

After dozens of hand-crafted releases, Ariel Pink has emerged with an exceptional album that polishes up his lo-fi production values without sacrificing the ingenious songwriting and domineering personality that brought him acc...
 
Interviews
 

Interview with The Very Best

The Very Best are a deliciously odd trio. The band formed more than four years ago, after DJ gods Johan Karlberg and Etienne Tron of Radioclit met Esau Mwamwaya after buying a bike at Mwamwaya’s used furniture/junk store ...

 
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Sleigh Bells: Destroying Speakers Since 2009

Today, a venerable volcano of lo-fi indie pop/rock has been erupting from the New York scene (see Vivian Girls, Cymbals Eat Guitars, etc.). Sleigh Bells have taken elements of this scene and infused a grandiose sense of noise a...
 
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Ariel Pink: An Essential Introduction

Ariel Pink is one of the most prominent causes of the recent “chillwave” movement, where recent artists like Washed Out, Neon Indian, and Memory Cassette have paid subtle tribute to Pink's incredible past work. This introductio...