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Corb Lund and His Beloved Cavalry

O Canada! Why is your music scene so damn unpredictable? Now, whenever I hear a new Canadian artist, I have no clue what I am about to get. Country-folk from Kent McAlister & The Iron Choir? Synthy post-punk from Feu Theres...
 
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Tacos and Lo-Fi Recordings: James Chapman’s Personal Castle

One of the many things I love about DIY artists is the sense of candidness I get when listening to them. Even better, it could be the smallest tidbit of information that brings upon this sensation. You know, the type of stuff t...

 
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The First Great Album of ’08: Martina Topley-Bird’s “The Blue God”

Working in the shadows of a prominent music figure can have both its perks and disadvantages. While such an environment could provide for a bountiful amount of experience and visionary knowledge, it can also create unavoidable ...
 
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Picastro, Owen Pallett, Jamie Stewart, and their Whore Luck

Some bands just have to work harder than others to achieve success. It is a common fact that is based on luck, drive, and, most importantly, how important individuality is to the members at hand. When Picastro released their de...

 
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The Fall returns for album #26

When the word “prolific” is applied to a musical artist, many unknowingly assume that the adjective is always complementary. While quality is certainly an admirable trait, it does not always necessarily equate to co...
 
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Best Albums of 2006: #20 to #11

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ALBUM PREVIEW: Grizzly Bear – Yellow House

Lo-fi music has long had a stereotype of intentionally sounding low budget, and though that term may be a bit exaggerated, some people often wonder how music of a lo-fi variety can have a lasting impact to an aware listener. Ba...
 
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SHORT BITS

As many of you know by now, Syd Barrett died at the age of 60 on Friday. One of the founding members of Pink Floyd only contributed to two albums, but it was only because he couldn’t handle his genius and practically went...

 
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SHORT BITS – #12

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke claim their new album is “even more terrifying” than their classic OK Computer. Songs being considered are such as ‘Arpeggi’, ‘House Of Cards’, ’15 StepR...