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Interview with The Rassle

The Rassle - comprised of members from The Virgins, The Takeover UK, and Young Lords - sit down with Lauren Tischler and reveal the origin of their name, how technology affects their music, the band's interesting songwriting pr...
 
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The Dragon Turtle Almanac

As Brian Lightbody and Tom Asselin could tell you, the differences between rural and urban America are plentiful. Lightbody lives in media-centric Brooklyn and works as a creative director, while Asselin resides in northeastern...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of February 2009

After I watched the commencement of spring training and witnessed the mid-point of my “spring” semester, springtime weather appeared imminent. D.C. did not really reinforce that sentiment by giving us a few inches o...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of September 2008

01. Benoît Pioulard – Idyll (post) 02. Neimo – Lines (post) 03. I am Robot and Proud – Uphill City (post) 04. Horse Feathers – Curs in the Weeds (post) 05. Land of Talk – Some Are Lakes (post) 06. ...

 
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The Hush Sound

First of all, I’d like to apologize for the lack of updates this week. I just moved into college and it’s been hectic (and insanely enjoyable) since Saturday. This will not be the usual though, as this should be the only week w...
 
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Queen Victoria Wanders The Endless Night

Monday; it is looked upon as the day farthest from the weekend and the day in which all responsibilities are resumed. Yes, it can certainly be devastating to anyone who despises their occupation or growing list of dutiful tasks...

 
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Oppenheimer Boosts the Quality

Whether you are someone who attends a concert once a year or once a week, it is easy to recognize the wide variety of benefits that such a music-oriented event can offer. The primary reason for attending, of course, is nearly a...
 
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Ndidi Onukwulu

In both past and present, it is difficult to find an influential songwriter who has never credited their geographical or familial roots as being a defining influence in their success. Whether they are singing about the dangers ...

 
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The Black Hollies Cast Their Shadows

You could probably call it some sort of complementary bias, but I tend to be more selective when choosing which bands to feature from New Jersey. I guess it just comes down to tough love, as I would never want an artist who lin...
 
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The Delfields Blend Together the Past and Present on Ogres

Even though it is easy to blame limited diversification within a music scene on the specific demographic represented, there is no dismissing the eligibility of stylistic trends and their influence on the individuals who view co...