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Her Vanished Grace

Continuing with the recent theme of atmospheric pop music that Washed Out and Neon Indian showed us, Her Vanished Grace deliver a similar sort of layer-based sereneness that differentiates itself through dark and moody Brit-roc...
 
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Le Loup’s Family Time

Any music fan can recognize the importance of collaboration in a finished product, regardless of whether they have the liner notes in front of them or not. Even in circumstances where one lead songwriter is in consummate contro...

 
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Love Comes Close in a Cold Cave

Like most stylistically unclassifiable acts, the sheer oddity of Cold Cave can only be explained by dissecting each member’s role. And when each collaborator’s presence is already shrouded in a unique enigma because of creative...
 
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Crocodiles

Psychedelia is rarely looked upon as the most intricate or respectable of genres. Throw in a little reverb here, add some overlapping vocal melodies there, and you have yourself a song typical of the style. The dismissal of psy...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #30 to #21

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Best Albums of 2007: #30 to #21

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Steve Aoki’s Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles

If you live in Los Angeles, attend parties every weekend (or weekday), and love to dance (or just listen to it), then the name Steve Aoki probably sounds more familiar than George W. Bush. Aoki has more fans, I can say that muc...
 
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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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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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The Tiny Masters of Today and Tomorrow

For most 12 year olds, life typically consists of school, recess, and who can run the fastest in a game of tag. Ah, when the days were simple and pure. While this also proves to be the conventional age for kids to get intereste...