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Best Albums of 2008: #40 to #31

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Best Albums of 2008: #50 to #41

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Mason Proper

It says a lot about a band’s confidence when they opt to choose the most natural settings possible for the recording of their music. Recording studios with precisely defined dimensions and millionaire producers have certainly s...
 
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Populous and Short Stories

Longtime fans of punk music would likely consider it an unwarranted insult if one related the duration of a song to the peak of the listener’s attention span. From legendary groups like Wire to the aptly named Minutemen, some o...

 
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It’s a Dark Dark Dark World

Within the packaging of their debut album, the Minneapolis-based Dark Dark Dark opted to include an eight-page booklet of photographs that featured a few pictures of the group in settings that proved more reminiscent of the lat...
 
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Jolie Holland Awakens the Living and the Dead

Experience is invaluable toward the delicate craft of music. Despite some ingenious qualities, all artists have only a limited amount of entirely imaginative ideas with little to no personalized dimensions involved. Their perso...

 
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I am Robot and Proud

In the midst of all the experimental methodical techniques found in contemporary electronic music, there is one ideology that tends to occasionally go overlooked: the importance of melody. Atmospheric perception is a vital qual...
 
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The Happy Hollows

It was pretty startling to me that, after listening to only one track from The Happy Hollows, I was able to draw comparisons to nearly every single notable indie-rock band fronted by a woman in the past several years. Now, befo...

 
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Land of Talk

I have little doubt that even a mere connection with Justin Vernon, better known as Bon Iver, would create enough buzz for an aspiring group to latch onto for quite awhile. As one of the newly crowned kings of contemporary folk...
 
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Late of the Pier

Though nowadays the majority of younger students seem to value how loud a song is as opposed to its actual melodic aptitude, it was often difficult for me to take bands in high school seriously. Even if one happened to show gli...