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REVIEW: Louis XIV – Slick Dogs and Ponies

After deciding to drastically increase their usage of strings, the controversial four-piece follows up on their debut with an album that suffers from familiarly unfortunate flaws.
 
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Howlin Rain Meets a Magnificent Fiend

In appliance to both musical and personal relationships, break-ups are generally regarded as an unavoidable aspect of life. Regardless of talent, mutual beliefs, or even natural chemistry, it is rare to find an individual who h...

 
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REVIEW: Xiu Xiu – Women as Lovers

With more subtly infectious melodies and perversely invigorating lyrical content, Xiu Xiu continue to shine as one of the most unconventionally satisfying acts in indie music on their sixth album, Women as Lovers.
 
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The Steeldrivers Take the Midnight Train to Memphis

Neglecting certain styles of music can be more harmful than people often assume. Though many people somehow come to the assumption that one genre is limited strictly to one style of play, there are countless numbers of ways to ...

 
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The Feminists Can’t Scream Loud Enough

Unless their family name is worth a few cool million, most people have had at least one noteworthy run-in with a boss who could, at best, be described as a difficult individual. Power trips, flagrant favoritism, and enlarged eg...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of December 2007

Though a substantial part of the month was dedicated to reflecting on the highlights of ’07, the past few weeks still featured plenty of great acts that are certainly preparing us for another great year in music. From big...

 
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Best Albums of 2007: #50 to #41

Oh, here we are again. I hope you were looking forward to this as much as I was. 2007 was a great year in music and, just like last year, I have rediscovered a bunch of great artists from the earlier months of ’07 in the ...
 
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Mike Ladd Turns on the Nostalgialator

In terms of self-coined genres, the result is often either overbearingly descriptive or shockingly accurate with no wavering point, especially when “Afro-” is the preceding article to a genre that is considered some...

 
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Staying in Good Health

Before I get to an album that has recently caught my attention for the past few days, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Max Fishkin and I will be helping out Mike occasionally throughout the site by posting about a f...
 
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Ride the Bran Van 3000

It would be appropriate to say that Bran Van 3000 have been one of the most subtly successful groups of the past few years. Their songs have been displayed in a countless number of movies, television shows, and assorted adverts...