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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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This Fire is a Hot One

When it comes to quality music, an originative country simply does not matter. While it is always enjoyable to see native artists revel in their homeland’s musical traditions, it is customary to find the majority of these...

 
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Shivers Me Timbers

In the daring realm of pop music that is both otherworldly and unconventional, there are doubly-named modern bands like Man Man or Xiu Xiu that truly transcend the expected boundaries. They create a style of music that lingers ...
 
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Review: World’s End Girlfriend – Hurtbreak Wonderland

I recently took up a writing position at the fantastic online webzine, PopMatters. Being one of the most professional and in-depth media sites online, I encourage you to take a look at it. Apart from their faultless music cover...

 
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No. They Are Not Named After the Elton John Song.

In the world of music, a musician’s originative location is often irrelevant. As long as you can play an instrument or write songs, that is all that matters. Though the past has seen discriminatory causes where an artist ...
 
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Stuart Rosh & The Geniuses

His own description of “American mutt music” fits the genre of Stuart Rosh quite well. Rarely do I find an artist that admits he is “stealing” a style from someone in particular. Well, Rosh does not name...

 
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The Assistants Revitalize the 80s Jangle

I suppose the commercialized nostalgia of the 80s unfortunately causes us to remember all those plastic synth acts who achieved success through one hit singles and predictable hooks, making the accomplishments of truly impactin...
 
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Ulrich Schnauss Releases a Welcoming “Goodbye”

Contemporary electronic music has been widely known to stay in reach of a particular niche. As customary pop music has become more tediously generic throughout the years, electronic artists are beginning to find it strenuously ...

 
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Jason Schwartzman Reverts to Music With Coconut Records

If one dates Zooey Deschanel and is set to star in an upcoming movie alongside Natalie Portman, they are likely to be the object of envy for most hipsters nationwide. Also add to the mix that they were the star of the cult-favo...
 
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Salem Al Fakir Delivers More Swedish Irresistibility

As we move into an era where musical ingenuity appears limited at best, children labeled as “musical prodigies” are finding themselves in the most excruciating of situations. They appear to be the bright lights for ...