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King Midas Sound

If it is possible to be ambitiously impatient, Kevin Martin would exemplify it perfectly. His ambition and impatience often clash for the listeners’ enjoyment, producing a variety of projects that all encompass his ingenu...
 
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Best Albums of 2008: #40 to #31

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It’s a Dark Dark Dark World

Within the packaging of their debut album, the Minneapolis-based Dark Dark Dark opted to include an eight-page booklet of photographs that featured a few pictures of the group in settings that proved more reminiscent of the lat...
 
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Neimo

While it may be overly restrictive of most French radio stations to only allow songs containing at least 40% of the French language in their lyrical content to be permitted on air, I also suppose that individualizing yourself w...

 
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A Picnic at the Cineplexx

It is amazing what a simple change of scenery can do for some people. Many prefer the city, others find comfort in the suburbs, and some just require the comforting sight of stars above their restful heads. Regardless though, w...
 
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Quiet Village Creates a Silent Movie

When even the slightest mention of sampling is made, most people immediately make the assumption that the genre at hand is either electronica or dance. They are often correct, but the broad scope that electronica employs leaves...

 
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Nick Jaina Feels the Delicate Wool

In the often fascinating field of archeology, success requires the ability to embrace the past in order to advance the future. All forms of advanced technology have a preceding influence, whether it be in an intricately designe...
 
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Tyler Ramsey Kicks Off ’08 With a Hushed Roar

I have always held a fair amount of respect for artists who choose not to hide behind numerous barriers of noise. While I have no issue with the handful of post-rock artists who intricately layer each and every instrumental tra...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of September 2007

Wow. September flew by so quickly that I nearly forgot to post the monthly best-of compilation. I could easily blame it on the sudden onslaught of classes, but it could also be accredited to the rush of new music we have been t...
 
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Four Pale Young Gentleman and a Cellist

As unfortunate as it sounds, contemporary artists with a strong emphasis on classical instruments continue to be a dying breed. It is difficult to argue against the fact that guitars and rhythmic supplementation are often the c...