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Caleb Boddicker must have realized at a young age that time is a precious thing. Instead of holding out and waiting until his early 20s to focus on music like the typical artist, Boddicker released his first set of material at ...

Nurses Mend Melodic Wounds in Excellent Debut

When four men are huddled together in a room, deciding on what to call their new band, Nurses is probably the last name on the list for the usual sort. Usually guys want something gritty, dirty, rough, and intimidating; somethi...


Best Albums of 2006: #10 to #01

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Best Albums of 2006: #50 to #41

It has reached that time of year again. As lovely as the holidays are, one cannot avoid the constant commercialization that now walks hand-in-hand with these winter months. The end of the year means gifts, drinks, vacation, fam...


Upcoming releases: Frog Eyes, Smashing Pumpkins, Maps

Here is a brand new track from Frog Eyes. You know, one third of the apparent holy trinity that is Swan Lake. I may sound a bit unjust in saying this, but my favorite songwriter out of the three is Frog Eyes’ Carey Mercer...

The (Halfway Point) Top Ten Albums of 2006

One of the reasons why I enjoy listing my favorite albums from a certain year is that it’s so highly debatable. There are rarely two publications who have exactly the same order or number one album. There will always be a...



Frog Eyes are another product of catchy Canadian pop utilizing keyboards, guitars, and anything else that makes any sort of thumping. The most distinct thing about Frog Eyes is vocalist Carey Mercer, whose screams and wavy-like...

REVIEW: Sunset Rubdown – Shut Up I Am Dreaming

Spencer Krug (of Wolf Parade) explores some old and new boundaries with his new project, Sunset Rubdown.



Sunset Rubdown – The Men Are Called Horsemen There [audio:https://obscuresound.com/mp3/sunset_rubdown-the_men_are_called_horsemen_there.mp3] I don’t think it’s too early for me to declare a song of 2006. Well, ...