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Todd Goldstein’s Arms

There are only a handful of songwriters who can make the genuine transition from somber melancholy to irrepressible rage with success. It is an art in itself to audibly produce emotion, which good music does, but to demonstrate...
 
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Ex Reverie Enters The Door into Summer

On some independent record labels, you can simply expect innovation from every artist in the catalog. Most major labels have the tendency to capitalize on profitable circumstances caused by music that may be accessible and radi...

 
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Eksi Ekso

With a quivering tone of audible melancholy complementing other instrumental forces at work, string instruments are widely said to “weep” their way into recognition. Weeping strings… it just sounds so natural,...
 
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Proudly Wearing White Denim

Lately among artists both old and new, there has been a form of immediacy that has become increasingly prevalent. They are beginning to take advantage of the internet like never before, releasing material in a digitalized forma...

 
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The Friendly Ghost of Alias Pail

It is hardly a coincidence that so many successful indie-group groups feature a few guys and a Japanese gal, with the latter usually providing some sort of vocal role. From old favorites like Blonde Redhead and Deerhoof to rece...
 
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The Black Hollies Cast Their Shadows

You could probably call it some sort of complementary bias, but I tend to be more selective when choosing which bands to feature from New Jersey. I guess it just comes down to tough love, as I would never want an artist who lin...

 
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Mr. Gnome’s Creature Delivery Service

I can only imagine the diverse array of characters that encompass the set of a porno. Bubbly starlets who are either sexually conflicted or financially desperate, 55-year-old cameramen who consider their work to be an “art”, an...
 
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Ghosty Discovers the Answers

When a lack of publicity gets them down, all some bands need is a helping hand from a familiarly comforting face. It can obviously be tough for those with no musical connections or specific geographical ties, but having a frien...

 
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A Frightened Rabbit in a Midnight Organ Fight

With acclaimed artists like Belle & Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, and Mogwai becoming highly reputable names over the past few years, even the youngest of indie-rock fans are beginning to recognize the Scottish town of Glasgo...
 
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Hilotrons Get Happymatic

In present day, calling a genre “dead” will most often be looked upon as a controversial statement. There are countless numbers of musicians specializing in stylistic revivalism, and I doubt that number is going to ...