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Stream: Four Tet – “Moma”

We Are the Works in Progress, Blonde Redhead's compilation to benefit Japan's recovery from the March 2011 tsunami and aftermath, has plenty of big names. Among them are Terry Riley, Deerhunter, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Interpol, and ...
 
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The Overcoat

Artists like Scott Walker, Tom Waits, and Nick Cave are often commended for their eccentric tendencies; their music is entirely one-of-a-kind, as thematically engrossing through narrative idiosyncrasies as their musical accompa...

 
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The Elliots

The Elliots evade traditional Swedish pop stereotyping, exchanging key-led twinkles and exuberant string-soaked choruses for moody ambience. The strings and keys remain, as seem the Swedish custom, but are presented with bleake...
 
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The Soft Moon

Earlier this fall we were treated to Twin Shadow, the solo project of Brooklyn-based George Lewis, Jr. His adoration for post-punk was no secret, with a post-punk arsenal of rhythmic reverb that beautifully complemented Lewis’ ...

 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Albums for Autumn, Pt. 2

Here we go again. The first “Albums for Autumn” feature went well, providing a good variety of albums new and old that are best suited for autumnal listening. As I said in that post, these albums are recommended to be listened ...
 
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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today (2010)

After dozens of hand-crafted releases, Ariel Pink has emerged with an exceptional album that polishes up his lo-fi production values without sacrificing the ingenious songwriting and domineering personality that brought him acc...

 
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Ariel Pink: An Essential Introduction

Ariel Pink is one of the most prominent causes of the recent “chillwave” movement, where recent artists like Washed Out, Neon Indian, and Memory Cassette have paid subtle tribute to Pink's incredible past work. This introductio...
 
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Phantom Power

Eric Littman is a complete unknown at this point. Little more than a paragraph of information is available online about his project, Phantom Power, and I actually do not know how it got in my hands in the first place. It could ...