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Obscure Sound: Best of May 2009

Summery indie-pop, intricate art-rock, and a little bit of blues were the mainstays this month, featuring a bunch of new faces apart from Sunset Rubdown. Their new album, Dragonslayer, is fantastic and their track on this month...
 
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Sunset Rubdown – Dragonslayer (2009)

Comparisons are futile for Spencer Krug. His rare capacity to manufacture several releases per year is impressive in itself, but Krug’s work ethic is not the direct cause of his esteemed status. His prolific tendencies naturall...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #20 to #11

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Wearing Winter Gloves in Montreal

I do hope to travel across a wide variety of locations one day, but as a middle-class college student I understand that my resources are somewhat limited. That being said, it is a common process for me to singularly identify ce...

 
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REVIEW: Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer

Few bands manage to be as innovative and instantaneously accessible as Wolf Parade, the acclaimed joint project of Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner. The most impressive thing to me about the two collaborators, however, is not the ...
 
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Dan Bejar Has Trouble in Dreams

In appliance to collaborations in the realm of indie music, it is difficult to find a songwriter that is more sought-after than Dan Bejar. Whether one is most fond of his joint projects (Swan Lake, The New Pornographers, and He...

 
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Best Albums of 2007: #10 to #01

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REVIEW: Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover

The consistency of Spencer Krug, one of the indie-rock’s most consistent songwriters, continues to prove true in Random Spirit Lover, Sunset Rubdown’s second album and an epic release that proves to be the most ambi...

 
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Boddicker

Caleb Boddicker must have realized at a young age that time is a precious thing. Instead of holding out and waiting until his early 20s to focus on music like the typical artist, Boddicker released his first set of material at ...
 
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Nurses Mend Melodic Wounds in Excellent Debut

When four men are huddled together in a room, deciding on what to call their new band, Nurses is probably the last name on the list for the usual sort. Usually guys want something gritty, dirty, rough, and intimidating; somethi...