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Thunder Power

Some acts still fail to sound cohesive after years and years of working together, but others can craft such a dedicated sound that it is heavily prevalent that only years and years of perfecting their craft together could resul...
 
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Acorn Project

As all music fans know, a listener’s mood can be a significant determining factor in choosing which record to pull from the shelf and give a listen to. Whether you are coming off the worst relationship of your life, partying ha...

 
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Flying Firekites at The Bowery

The evolution of a band can be a fascinating development. We all know that lineups are often changed due to personal differences, but it is a very sensitive situation when a group of regularly amiable individuals are forced to ...
 
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The Tunics

In a world where music distribution is considerably effected by the high level of impatience that many music fans now experience due to our digital age of instantaneous information, a band is sometimes forced to get clever if t...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of July 2008

Here are the picks from July, a month that saw just about everything from stylish electro-rock to avant-garde “prepared piano” pieces. I’ll be heading up to DC for college in two weeks, so I imagine that new o...
 
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The Asteroid No. 4

For any inquiries regarding the stylistic leanings of The Asteroid No. 4, the only bit of information one would likely require is that the six-piece were involved in a Spacemen 3 tribute in 1998, contributing a cover of “...

 
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Faded Paper Figures

Side projects are an aspect of music that has gradually allowed artists to explore different scenarios, both in a stylistic and collaborative vein, without as much habituated pressure for decades. Considering that many successf...
 
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The Mood is Content

My week-long vacation of sorts turned out to be quite beneficial in several ways, with one of the most enlightening perks being the large array of releases from newer artists I had the chance to catch up to. The surplus of free...

 
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Jong Pang Follows the Bright White Light

Ambition can play an interesting role in an artist’s production of their own music, especially during a dramatic period of stylistic transition. It sounds like common sense, but if one were to intricately shuffle through ...
 
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Eksi Ekso

With a quivering tone of audible melancholy complementing other instrumental forces at work, string instruments are widely said to “weep” their way into recognition. Weeping strings… it just sounds so natural,...