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From Horse Feathers to Home: Peter Broderick

The alleged fusion of contemporary and classical music has been a noticeable, if somewhat subtle, force over the past several years. For me, the first time I recalled an artist blatantly mentioning the mixture as an intentional...
 
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Those Dancing Days

It speaks to the confidence of a band when the name of one of their first singles is “Hitten”, a title that translates to “The Hit” in English. The native language, of course, should be no surprise; Swedish pop music has been i...

 
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It’s a Ra Ra Riot

Losing a member of a band to death can be devastating. No matter how many arguments and fistfights were initiated in the past, it is a fact that many groups tend to form a family-like bond after years and even months of touring...
 
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Eksi Ekso

With a quivering tone of audible melancholy complementing other instrumental forces at work, string instruments are widely said to “weep” their way into recognition. Weeping strings… it just sounds so natural,...

 
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Soundpool Gets Pleasantly Lost in Dreamland

Since their inception, there are some genres that have maintained a mystique that causes any form of chronological classification for a first-time listener to be increasingly difficult. You could call them timeless, unique, or ...
 
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A Frightened Rabbit in a Midnight Organ Fight

With acclaimed artists like Belle & Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, and Mogwai becoming highly reputable names over the past few years, even the youngest of indie-rock fans are beginning to recognize the Scottish town of Glasgo...

 
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Intodown Takes on a Brave New World

Whether you are a musician or not, it is easy to understand how difficult it can be for up-and-coming artists to get the meager attention of a label. With our technological age providing ample opportunities for any willing indi...
 
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Girls Aloud Get Tangled Up

Ah, guilty pleasures. It is an aspect of life where the specifications are usually determined by the demographic in which it is presented to. For instance, take a look at chocolate. In Belgium, it is eaten morning, noon, and ni...

 
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Jealous Girlfriends From Brooklyn

Some cities are simply blessed with a ceaselessly active music scene. While most major cities have their share of prominently historical artists to tout about, there are few that can accurately describe their city as still bein...
 
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REVIEW: Air Traffic – Fractured Life

Can this acclaimed four-piece from the UK live up to hefty expectations on their debut? Through powerful, piano-led melodies, the result is satisfying enough.