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Papercuts Have What You Want

The specific method of recording an album should never be used an indicator of an artist’s level of commitment. After all, not everyone can afford the $100/hour going rate and, unless an artist is one of the lucky few that gets...
 
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Soundpool Gets Pleasantly Lost in Dreamland

Since their inception, there are some genres that have maintained a mystique that causes any form of chronological classification for a first-time listener to be increasingly difficult. You could call them timeless, unique, or ...

 
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The Helio Sequence Learn to Sing Again

Taking a voice away from a vocalist is like taking away a pen from a writer, a brush from a painter, and the means necessary to express genuine ideals from any type of artist. Though Brandon Summers will always have his skills ...
 
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The Cyanide Valentine Releases a Three-Sided Freebie

Ah, free albums. They are a pure thing of beauty. To listen to the material in its entirety you are not even forced to dish out cash, make a trip to one of the few remaining quality record stores, or engage in a gruesomely awkw...

 
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Immovable Objects

I wonder how Matt Gagin would react to being called an accidental child prodigy. Prodigy, with delight – but accidental? Well, his story is a unique one for sure. If I were a classic Greek playwright, I would call his tal...
 
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Schmickler and Cruise Combine for Pluramon’s Best Effort

When it comes to music, age knows no limit. While it is customary to expect genius composers like Philip Glass or Ryuichi Sakamoto to continue creating music into their latter years due to the precise and delicate nature of the...

 
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Graham Van Pelt Builds a Miracle Fortress

As hip as it may be to list ambiguous names as primary influences, there are usually two extremely popular bands who are labeled as major influential factors by the majority of contemporary artists. Miracle Fortress is one in a...
 
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Ulrich Schnauss Releases a Welcoming “Goodbye”

Contemporary electronic music has been widely known to stay in reach of a particular niche. As customary pop music has become more tediously generic throughout the years, electronic artists are beginning to find it strenuously ...

 
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Thrushes Tackle Shoegaze and Post-Rock on Their Debut

It amazes me how some bands can take a sweet and angelic voice and layer it over multiple rough aggressions of guitars, rapid percussion, and tireless bass lines; somehow presenting the effect of creating a musical atmosphere t...
 
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Freeheat: An Appetizer to The Jesus and Mary Chain

Any rock historian could easily stress the importance of The Jesus and Mary Chain. Though the influential band from Scotland did not receive such deserved recognition or sales during their active years, critics and fans have fi...