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The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble

When projects attempt to be conceptual in both their style and purpose, there arises a sensitive area where criticism has difficulty retreating from the subjective to the objective. What we define as “quality” is premeditated b...
 
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The Wiyos Ring the Broken Land Bell

It was always interesting to me how varying generations perceive music differently. A well-written thesis or book has likely dissected this to pretentious hell already, so bear with me on this. There are too many intricacies in...

 
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Fever Ray

By the time that Swedish brother-sister duo Karin Dreijer Andersson and Olof Dreijer released their third full-length album in 2006, The Knife had already achieved a status as one of the most reputable electronic groups in Swed...
 
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A {{{Sunset}}} Over Pink Clouds

When the Austin-based Sound Team released their third and final album, Movie Monster, in 2006, the subsequent acclaim was mainly attributed to the group’s ability to apply a wide range of styles onto one album without being ove...

 
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Olga Kouklaki Decides to Getalife

It is by no coincidence that two recently featured artists who dwell in the style of experimental electronica have early roots in classical music. Last week, I spoke about how Max Tundra (who received a strikingly varied recept...
 
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Camphor

When the producers of “Jesus’ Son” were looking to add some additional ardency to their 1999 film, they enlisted the help of songwriter Max Avery Lichtenstein. The film, set in the early ‘70s, featured a wide array of character...

 
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E.S.L. Make Eye Contact

They call themselves a “band of gypsies”, a group that shows extreme veneration for the past without any regard for the fickle opinion of those trapped within the exclusive glow of present ideals. Many would refer to it as a ma...
 
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Quiet Village Creates a Silent Movie

When even the slightest mention of sampling is made, most people immediately make the assumption that the genre at hand is either electronica or dance. They are often correct, but the broad scope that electronica employs leaves...

 
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Best Albums of 2007: #10 to #01

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Best Albums of 2007: #20 to #11

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