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The Gentle Guest Is Bound to Save Some Souls

When I read that the material of The Gentle Guest consisted of “hobo tales”, I had no clue what to think. Would I be entertained with ballads about scrounging for food or jams highlighting the intricate art of beggi...
 
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Land of Talk

I have little doubt that even a mere connection with Justin Vernon, better known as Bon Iver, would create enough buzz for an aspiring group to latch onto for quite awhile. As one of the newly crowned kings of contemporary folk...

 
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Todd Goldstein’s Arms

There are only a handful of songwriters who can make the genuine transition from somber melancholy to irrepressible rage with success. It is an art in itself to audibly produce emotion, which good music does, but to demonstrate...
 
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Late of the Pier

Though nowadays the majority of younger students seem to value how loud a song is as opposed to its actual melodic aptitude, it was often difficult for me to take bands in high school seriously. Even if one happened to show gli...

 
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Plej Returns With “Freaks”

For musicians who specialize in an electronic element, a stylistic transition can prove to be more flexible than most. Much of this can be accredited to the method in which they create material, as the use of sampling and varyi...
 
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Mr. Gnome’s Creature Delivery Service

I can only imagine the diverse array of characters that encompass the set of a porno. Bubbly starlets who are either sexually conflicted or financially desperate, 55-year-old cameramen who consider their work to be an “art”, an...

 
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Hush the Many (Heed the Few)

The charm of a vocal duet can be dependent on a variety of things. Melody, pitch, and coordination are a few of the most basic aspects, but one that continues to be constantly dismissed by musicians and critics alike is the che...
 
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Choose Yr Own Adventure at The Pharmacy

I always find local labels to be something of a quaint necessity in the world of independent music. Most major labels could care less where an artist is from when they sign them, but the sense of genuine and personalized commit...

 
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Fredo Viola Takes The Turn

Some people are simply artists at heart. Whether it be through sculpture, painting, film, or music, they pursue the most personally attainable form of self-expression regardless of their environmental or social circumstances. I...
 
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Neon Neon Flaunt Their Stainless Style

Ever since they released their excellent debut, Fuzzy Logic, in 1996, Super Furry Animals have proven to be one of the most eclectically and consistently successful acts in Brit-pop. Classifying the group into one genre has alw...