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ALBUM PREVIEW: Grizzly Bear – Yellow House

Lo-fi music has long had a stereotype of intentionally sounding low budget, and though that term may be a bit exaggerated, some people often wonder how music of a lo-fi variety can have a lasting impact to an aware listener. Ba...
 
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The Russian Futurists

The fellow in the Twins cap is Matthew Adam Hart, whose musical alias is The Russian Futurists. His release last year, Our Thickness, really propelled Hart’s critical success, as the album was being touted by the likes of...

 
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ALBUM PREVIEW: Gotye – Like Drawing Blood

Wally De Backer goes under the name of Gotye, which is pronounced as “gore-ti-yeah”. Gotye hails from Melbourne, Australia and he has a clear talent of creating masterful songs out of samples. We have seen artists s...
 
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The (Halfway Point) Top Ten Albums of 2006

One of the reasons why I enjoy listing my favorite albums from a certain year is that it’s so highly debatable. There are rarely two publications who have exactly the same order or number one album. There will always be a...

 
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RYUICHI SAKAMOTO

Ryuichi Sakamoto can do it all: synth-pop, classical music, film soundtracks, alternative… his discography collects dozens of genres, particulary a recently founded genre titled “Neo Geo”, which combines Weste...
 
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REVIEW: The Divine Comedy – Victory For The Comic Muse

Neil Hannon’s latest album ranks as one of his best as he continues he traditional and original sound.

 
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MUSIC DOWNLOADS: The Divine Comedy

Oh, here we are again at The Divine Comedy. I posted some tracks from them as close as a few months ago, in which I mentioned a new album being released. Well, the time is nearing for the release of Victory For The Comic Muse o...
 
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REVIEW: Sunset Rubdown – Shut Up I Am Dreaming

Spencer Krug (of Wolf Parade) explores some old and new boundaries with his new project, Sunset Rubdown.

 
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MUSIC DOWNLOADS – #18 – THE DIVINE COMEDY

The Divine Comedy is a band from Northern Ireland with a revolving door of a lineup, but strongly fronted by Neil Hannon (above). The reason I am presenting some classic tracks from Hannon’s genius band is that The Divine...
 
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MUSIC DOWNLOADS – #1

Consider this the first actual post. While understandably, a lot of blogs are doing such downloads – none are the same. Enjoy! the format is rather straightforward. Any questions about the blog should be answered in the &...