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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 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...

 
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Scouting For Girls is Fun

At first glance, I assumed that Scouting For Girls was a well-placed pun in regard to the Girl Scouts. It would have been quite clever — arranging the few words of an organization that preaches mature growth, responsibili...
 
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John Bustine Waltzes & Pleas “Drinking Songs for Children”

John Bustine fits the bill of a stereotypical folk artist. With a constant five o’ clock shadow and a head of hair that looks like it was combed by a rake, Bustine looks simply natural with an acoustic guitar in his hands...

 
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The Silent League Continues to Make Enjoyable Sounds

I would imagine that hanging around Mercury Rev would do extreme justice in molding a musical intellect. Keyboardist Justin Russo was fortunately given that opportunity for quite some time. Possessing one of the largest cult fo...
 
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The Lonely H Let Their “Hair” Grow

It is becoming increasingly difficult to find an actively successful band that originated in high school. With the limited social environment, educational pressures, and repetitive daily tasks, quality songwriting is rare to co...

 
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Casey Neill Integrates Folk-Punk in Brooklyn Bridge

While most artists can be clumped into one accustomed genre, there are always those few who stay clear of the classification process. Casey Neill‘s newest album, Brooklyn Bridge, sounded like an ambitious sampling to me a...
 
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Brett Anderson Embarks On His Solo Career

You can call me biased if you please, but I have a tendency of getting a bit excited whenever writing about anything related to Suede. Regardless, they are one of my favorite bands of all-time. When I was in middle school, I he...