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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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Rare Monk’s Astral Travel Battles

Rare Monk resemble a mix of Celtic punk, avant-garde rock in the vein of Man Man, and southern gypsy-pop complete with quick-moving strings and snarling vocals. For a more concise comparison, think Modest Mouse with an extra sh...

 
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NewVillager – New Villager (2011)

During their live performances, the highly exuberant NewVillager produce visuals as colorful and memorable as their tightly infectious songs. They're just as successful in the studio. Their full-length debut is a fantastic and ...
 
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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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Obscure Sound: Best of May 2011

There were some great new breakthroughs this month. Bands like Skeletons, The Wandas, and Art Imperial turned in solid work that should propel their status significantly. As far as more familiar names go, Man Man and My Morning...
 
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Man Man – Life Fantastic (2011)

There has been a disturbing trend with a number of bands I like. In the past few years, many of them have softened their sound, slowed it down, or “gone acoustic.” The Mars Volta’s 2009 album, Octahedron, was their least eclect...