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Obscure Sound: Best of January 2012

This edition compiles January and the majority of December. Despite including material featured at the tail end of 2011, every track on here apart from “Stuck Together” and “(I’m In) A Chorus Line”...
 
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Stream: Leonard Cohen – “Darkness”

The second single from Leonard Cohen’s upcoming album, Old Ideas, is available for streaming above. “Darkness” initially contains less gospel and more bluesy folk than debut single “Show Me the PlaceR...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of November 2011

So here we are... the largest Obscure Sound compilation ever made. 21 tracks, 83 minutes. Enjoy.
 
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The Occupy America Mixtape

Protest movements often result in music that is repetitive and uninspiring, if only for the small number of widely identifiable protest songs. You shouldn't be forced to listen to "The Times They Are a-Changin'" twenty times pe...

 
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Stream Leonard Cohen’s “Show Me the Place”

Leonard Cohen will release his twelfth studio album, Old Ideas, on January 31st. It’s his first since 2004’s Dear Heather. According to the press release, it will be “arguably the most overtly spiritual”...
 
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Lewis’ L’Amour, 1983

Shades of Springsteen’s Nebraska bristle within Lewis’ subtle yet stunning compositions. He gently plucks his acoustics, touting a bluesy swagger with a touch of reverb. Throughout L’Amour, the virtually unknown artist plays pi...

 
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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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Librarians of Present Passed

Librarians are certainly different than the professionals they take their name from. Their recent material finds solace in its own untidy ambition as opposed to systematic convention, a flexible ideology that allows their pleth...

 
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Hunting Season for Chris Velan

With summer in full gear, some artists have to take a temporary backseat to the seasonal bias that is subtly prevalent in most people. For me, choosing an artist to listen to in my free time is not dependent on the weather, but...
 
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Jarvis Cocker – Further Complications (2009)

The music industry has a funny way of rooting out irrelevancy after a short period of time. One-hit wonders occasionally pop up on VH1 or the occasional radio station, but there is little veneration for artists that do not show...