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Plej Returns With “Freaks”

For musicians who specialize in an electronic element, a stylistic transition can prove to be more flexible than most. Much of this can be accredited to the method in which they create material, as the use of sampling and varyi...
 
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REVIEW: Wolf Parade – At Mount Zoomer

Few bands manage to be as innovative and instantaneously accessible as Wolf Parade, the acclaimed joint project of Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner. The most impressive thing to me about the two collaborators, however, is not the ...

 
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Dual Hawks: Centro-matic and South San Gabriel

As someone with an accurate perception of the arduously precise process of songwriting and music production, I am occasionally astounded by the work ethic and creative force that some musicians incorporate into their material. ...
 
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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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The Priddle Concern

Local support can go a long way in finding success for a new artist. In fact, unless the specified artist ventures on some unconventionally successful promotional campaign, it can serve as arguably the most important factor in ...
 
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Hilotrons Get Happymatic

In present day, calling a genre “dead” will most often be looked upon as a controversial statement. There are countless numbers of musicians specializing in stylistic revivalism, and I doubt that number is going to ...

 
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The Helio Sequence Learn to Sing Again

Taking a voice away from a vocalist is like taking away a pen from a writer, a brush from a painter, and the means necessary to express genuine ideals from any type of artist. Though Brandon Summers will always have his skills ...
 
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The Old Growth of a Dead Meadow

I never thought that hobbits and the Lovecraftian milieu would find a home in indie-rock. Led Zeppelin did a fine job of revealing their admirations of such classic literature (“The Battle of Evermore”, most evident...

 
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The Cyanide Valentine Releases a Three-Sided Freebie

Ah, free albums. They are a pure thing of beauty. To listen to the material in its entirety you are not even forced to dish out cash, make a trip to one of the few remaining quality record stores, or engage in a gruesomely awkw...
 
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REVIEW: Dogs – Tall Stories from Under the Table

Dogs – Tall Stories from Under the Table by Mike Mineo If I were to compare Brit indie-rockers Dogs to a specific breed within their namesake, it would be appropriate to keep the breed within those pooches who retain aggr...