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The View is nice with their heads above the clouds

The View‘s debut album, Hats Off to the Buskers, hasn’t even been released yet. Still, the hyped four-piece from Scotland has already been on the cover of NME, toured the world, gained over one million plays on MySp...
 
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Patrick Wolf; L’Orchestre de ContreBasses; The Subjects

Last October, I posted a single from Patrick Wolf‘s new album, The Magic Position, which was the very riveting and catchy ‘Accident & Emergency’. Though I outgrew the song quickly after initial enjoyment,...

 
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Cornelius starts to feel Sensuous

If analogies are to your liking, the popular opinion is that Cornelius is the “Japanese version of Beck”. While it may be true that both artists utilize a countless number of musical genres in their songs, Cornelius...
 
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Best Albums of 2006: #30 to #21

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Upcoming releases: Frog Eyes, Smashing Pumpkins, Maps

Here is a brand new track from Frog Eyes. You know, one third of the apparent holy trinity that is Swan Lake. I may sound a bit unjust in saying this, but my favorite songwriter out of the three is Frog Eyes’ Carey Mercer...
 
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David & the Citizens

David & the Citizens claim that they are one of the best Swedish imports since Ikea. That’s a bold statement, considering how damn comfy some of their couches are. David & the Citizens have been building up hype...

 
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Mixel Pixel

Throw in the electronic ingenuity of The Knife, the diverse melodic styles of Stereolab, and the sheer synth accessibility of Gary Numan into a mixing pot. What would come out is Brooklyn’s tasty own Mixel Pixel. The four...
 
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The pride of The Shames

The Shames consider themselves to be following the “grand New York tradition” of bands such as The Velvet Underground, The Ramones, and more recently The Strokes. Other than all those groups having a good amount of ...

 
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Unlucky Atlas

Many would claim that Chicago is one of the most important birthplaces of alternative rock, with bands such as the Smashing Pumpkins, Smog, and Wilco representing bursts of ingenuity from the local scene. Unlucky Atlas is a new...
 
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Alexis… The Band?

Judging by the pictures on his web site, I have come to the conclusion that Alexis Gideon is somewhat of a confused man, maybe a bit insane. That’s alright though, because the amount of sane innovative musicians is sparse...