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Best Albums of 2009: #30 to #21

Part three of five finds an even mixture of debuts and veteran releases that made a mark in 2009.
 
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Strand of Oaks Leave Ruin

Throughout their educational career, one often comes across a teacher or professor that leaves a durable mark on their future. These could either be individuals who teach from knowledge, their heart, or both; it depends purely ...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of January 2009

This month’s compilation actually serves as a fusion of December and January. My primary focus in December was the Best Albums of 2008 feature, so there were not enough featured artists to suffice for an entire compilatio...
 
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Music Go Music

Treading the thin line between generic cheesiness and captivating ingenuity is a common practice for contemporary pop artists, especially now that the genre has been prevalent in media for numerous decades. We have seen brillia...

 
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Cymbals Eat Guitars

All bands have to start somewhere, and for Cymbals Eat Guitars it was as a high school band that dabbled mostly in Weezer covers (from their first two albums, fortunately). Listening to the music of Cymbals Eat Guitars in their...
 
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Murder by Death’s Literary Connections

Robert Moore’s 1976 film, “Murder by Death”, was a memorable spoof on “whodunit” mystery fares. Featuring an all-star cast (Truman Capote, Alec Guinness, Peter Falk) that accompanied a subtly comed...

 
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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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Dungen Delivers Ten New Tasty Pieces

If one was asked about the current music scene in Sweden, I would expect the usual response to be in relation to witty folk-pop songwriters Jens Lekman and Julian Nation or adorable indie pop in the vein of The Concretes and Th...

 
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The Baldwin Brothers… great band, bad actors

No, I’m not talking about the four troublesome actors. I prefer the unrelated musical duo. Actually, The Baldwin Brothers aren’t even brothers at all. Jason Hinkle and TJ Widner both met in high school in Indiana in...