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Obscure Sound: Best of May 2012

One month ago, I hadn’t heard of most artists on this compilation. Excluding a handful that were featured in the past (John Maus, The Virgins, Eversons, Tesla Boy, Jesus H. Foxx), the great majority of these new finds wer...
 
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Best Albums of 2011: #50 to #41

...and it begins. The first ten albums are revealed. Check back the rest of the week to see the remaining forty albums.

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of April 2011

April was a busy and thoroughly enjoyable month in music. It’s easy to point out that big names dominated most of it, some of them even brand names in indie music; Panda Bear, TV on the Radio, and Fleet Foxes are as close...
 
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Track Reviews: 4/27

Reviews of these new tracks: Son Lux's "Rising", Shabazz Palaces' "Are You… Can You… Were You? (Felt)", and John Maus' "Believer".

 
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Silk Flowers

The subdued form of electronic-pop that NYC-based Silk Flowers pursue is a glittery cross between industrial ambience and chillwave. Behind their simplistic leads of bass-synth and keyboards, the trio presents interesting piece...
 
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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...