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Big Spider’s Back

Repetition and pretentiousness are sometimes aligned in music, especially when something not even worth hearing once is repeated continuously. Listeners do not want artists forcing anything on them, especially when it is a frus...
 
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The Yes Pleases

Most of the time, this site features artists that are deemed “obscure” despite some recent buzz. An artist previously covered by a major publication is rarely featured, mainly because I would feel irrelevant in writ...

 
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Alligators, Piggies, and Cups

From crocodiles to woodpigeons, I have featured a surprising number of bands that resort to their animalistic side for their namesake. Many of us have, at one point, come across the Discovery Channel to learn something that sho...
 
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Here We Go Magic

In the life of Luke Temple, artistic transitioning nearly seems like a daily routine by now. In several career choices that are not particularly surprising from a multifarious talent, Temple has made a living out of being both ...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #10 to #01

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J. Tillman Sings the Vacilando Territory Blues

Though there are still a few underexposed albums from 2008 that I will feature in the coming weeks, it is most certainly not too early to move on to 2009. We have only slightly more than three weeks left and, with the “Top 50 A...

 
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Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter

There are always a handful of albums that slip under the radar, for me often causing a strain of regret since I did not discover them timely enough for an inclusion in either of my past two “Best Albums of the Year”...
 
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Choose Yr Own Adventure at The Pharmacy

I always find local labels to be something of a quaint necessity in the world of independent music. Most major labels could care less where an artist is from when they sign them, but the sense of genuine and personalized commit...

 
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Nick Jaina Feels the Delicate Wool

In the often fascinating field of archeology, success requires the ability to embrace the past in order to advance the future. All forms of advanced technology have a preceding influence, whether it be in an intricately designe...
 
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Gary Reynolds and the Brides of Obscurity

I admit, I have not heard many successful bands with an unabbreviated name as long as this five-piece from Seattle. In fact, I was surprised to find that they fit their name on their album cover. Boasting a whole 12 syllables, ...