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A Beach House Getaway

Like many of those who immediately latched onto Beach House‘s fantastic self-titled debut last year, I kept my admiration for the release no secret. It was an atmospherically beauteous album, flawlessly transcribing human...
 
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Ports of Call Act Like Thieves

There is no need for me to stress the importance of atmosphere within music. Anyone who has heard any quality music, from classical works to punk or shoegaze, understands that it is a vital component in building up a dedicated ...

 
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Spiral Beach Brings the Ball Home

Imagine what it would be like growing up in the ’60s and ’70s as the offspring of a folk musician. With all kinds of people, from hippies to philosophers, gathering at various folk circuits and festivals, you would ...
 
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Kent McAlister & The Iron Choir

Say you are at a party, chatting up a nice young gal or guy, jumping from topic to topic in an effort to get to know one another. If you are reading this site, there is a good chance that music holds a large place in your heart...

 
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REVIEW: Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover

The consistency of Spencer Krug, one of the indie-rock’s most consistent songwriters, continues to prove true in Random Spirit Lover, Sunset Rubdown’s second album and an epic release that proves to be the most ambi...
 
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Converting to Old Time Relijun

When a band wears that certain “experimental” tag proudly on their sleeves, it would be foolish to expect one consistent critical response. It is ironic that a mixed reception is often considered to be the best case...

 
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REVIEW: The Silent League – Of Stars and Other Somebodies

Justin Russo follows up a pleasing debut with a more expansively fulfilling continuation of his enjoyable style: infectiously majestic orchestral chamber-pop with hints of country and 60s pop.
 
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Tunng Hits the Sweet Spot with Good Arrows

I imagine that writing music for adverts is one of the most frustrating occupations known to man.While any music-related occupation usually comes off as expressively appealing to many, the world of creating “background mu...

 
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The Beauty of O.K.

Whenever I receive a copy of an album from a different country than my own (USA), it is always met with enthusiasm and buoyancy. While I have become generally accustomed to music derived from the United States, the UK, and even...
 
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Supercar Rides Off Into the Sunset…

Over the past several years, my infatuation with music has exposed me to a variety of different cultures. I could care less if the continent of origin is North America, Africa, or Antarctica. If the music expresses a respectabl...