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Obscure Sound: Best of November 2011

So here we are... the largest Obscure Sound compilation ever made. 21 tracks, 83 minutes. Enjoy.
 
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Free Okkervil River EP

Okkervil River have given fans a Christmas gift a few weeks early. The Austin-based rockers released a free covers EP, Golden Opportunities 2, today. Download it here. The sequel to their 2007 covers collection of the same name...

 
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Setting Sunsettes

Sunsettes are a Tampa-based duo specializing in funk-tinged indie-rock. Comprised of Nathan Kozyra and Michael Schlein, Sunsettes quietly released their debut Coup de Grace last December. Their compositions are frequently led b...
 
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Santah

Hailing from Chicago, Santah put catchy, no-frills alternative rock back on the main stage. The five-piece fuse the ambition of all members into a cohesive and successful album, White Noise Bed – a group courtesy of GroopEase, ...

 
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Adam Haworth Stephens

Two Gallants have not been very active since we last checked. An EP, The Scenery of Farewell, and their self-titled album were both released in 2007, and they remain the band’s latest material. This is a bit odd consideri...
 
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The Spies Conduct a Televolution

Josh Taylor takes a look at an overlooked album by an LA-based band, The Spies. Showing influences like Spoon and The Hold Steady, the quartet's infectious songs and burst of energy resulted in their satisfying sophomore album ...

 
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Band of Horses – Infinite Arms (2010)

Band of Horses' third album brings to mind both rootsy Americana and straightforward pop-rock, which should not be a surprise to any fan. Its incredible starting momentum finds an abrupt halt in several fillers, but Infinite Ar...
 
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Shearwater – The Golden Archipelago (2010)

Jonathan Meiburg and company return on their sixth album for more of what we love from Shearwater.

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #30 to #21

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The Birth of Hoax Funeral

With new surroundings and unfamiliar faces, it is initially a tough task to adapt and live in a new country. So, how do these vast amounts of traveling musicians cope? By making new music, of course. When American-born Anjy Hal...