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Best Albums of 2011: #20 to #11

The top twenty commences. What phenomenal albums lead up to the top ten? Come and take a look.
 
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Lo-Fi-Fnk

Sweden’s electronic-pop scene is renowned not only for its number of impressive musicians per capita, but its listeners’ embracing of various temperaments within the style. Many bond over big-time hooks and smooth-as-butter pro...

 
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Dark Horses From Outside Lands

We take a look at several up-and-coming acts from this year's Outside Lands that may have been overshadowed by headliners like Arcade Fire and Phish. Their reputations for infectious and enthusiastic live performances is what e...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of June 2011

It’s hard to believe July is already here. The mid-point of the year has arrived, and for many sites like this it marks a time to evaluate 2011’s releases thus far and attempt to order them in some way. I consider d...

 
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Junior Boys – It’s All True (2011)

Junior Boys’ grasp of electronica is the farthest thing from linear, as has been shown from day one with their 2004 debut Last Exit. Dance-ready, electro-pop gems like “High Come Down” and Birthday” incorporated seamlessly alon...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of March 2011

March was a bit of a tease. Some days in the 70s, others in the 30s… we are clearly at the border of two seasons. As we prepare for the big spring/summer releases, it is no crime to look to the past for instances of great...

 
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Nicolas Makelberge

This site aims to emphasize newer releases, many of which have not been released yet. Several times though, I feel an artist is so criminally under-exposed and relevant to today’s scene that a feature just begs to come out. One...
 
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New Junior Boys Album: It’s All True (+ MP3)

Junior Boys announced just a few minutes ago that they will be releasing their new full-length, It’s All True, on June 13th. Their fourth on Domino Records, it will feature the nine tracks below. They also released an MP3...

 
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The Russian Futurists Return

In 2006 it seemed like Matthew Adam Hart would soon reach prolific status. Hart’s flurry of successful remixes and the release of The Russian Futurists‘ ’05 gem, Our Thickness, suggested that he could become the nex...
 
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Kamp! Out!

Kamp! are a sight to behold. They are on the cusp of an global breakthrough, yet at the moment remain confined to a Polish fan population that rightfully feels as if it has the best kept secret in electro-pop. Their sound rings...