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Neimo

While it may be overly restrictive of most French radio stations to only allow songs containing at least 40% of the French language in their lyrical content to be permitted on air, I also suppose that individualizing yourself w...
 
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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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Sparkadia’s Received Postcards

For a four-piece whose infectious qualities ride heavily on an unconventional mixture of heartfelt optimism and captivating hooks, the choice to name Sparkadia’s debut album Postcards comes off as an apt choice. Because as lead...
 
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Loquat Discovers the Secrets of the Sea

It must be a thrill to have a professional song written about yourself. Even one success could bring the targeted interest to their knees, especially if the songwriter at hand actually holds a reciprocated romantic interest of ...

 
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Acorn Project

As all music fans know, a listener’s mood can be a significant determining factor in choosing which record to pull from the shelf and give a listen to. Whether you are coming off the worst relationship of your life, partying ha...
 
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A Black Gold Rush

Making a career as a touring musician who plays on and off for a variety of talented artists can be great. Apart from making a steady income by playing music, the benefits can be found in both the experience gained and connecti...

 
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The Tunics

In a world where music distribution is considerably effected by the high level of impatience that many music fans now experience due to our digital age of instantaneous information, a band is sometimes forced to get clever if t...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of July 2008

Here are the picks from July, a month that saw just about everything from stylish electro-rock to avant-garde “prepared piano” pieces. I’ll be heading up to DC for college in two weeks, so I imagine that new o...

 
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Nights Out With Metronomy

Some claim that technology dilutes originality and ambition, providing convenient sources to information that would otherwise be obtained through more arduous methods requiring a uniquely resourceful approach. While I do not di...
 
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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...