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Gorillaz – Plastic Beach (2010)

With cameos ranging from Lou Reed to Snoop Dogg, Gorillaz's Damon Albarn continues to tout unbelievable consistency and stylistic prowess on his most selfless release yet. It is also one of the most stunning of his storied career.
 
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The European Sambassadeur

I am interested to see what this decade brings to Swedish pop music. One would be hesitant to call the ’00s a moment of global emergence for the movement, especially considering that the country has been generating qualit...

 
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Best Albums of 2009: #20 to #11

The top ten will be unveiled tomorrow, but these albums are just as worthwhile.
 
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Cats on Fire – Our Temperance Movement (2009)

Music is one of the few ways we can revisit the past through our senses. Listeners tend to eternally place themselves in a particular emotional or social location after hearing a song, and this consequently creates a memory or ...

 
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The Drums

Melodramatics and optimists certainly do not go hand-in-hand, even if some of their ideologies appear to overlap. Both can have be flawed in thinking with their emotions, as well as dealing with certain situations in a manner t...
 
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JJ Explores the World

Update: My review of jj’s new album, jj n° 3, can be found here. Another day, another elusive electronic artist from Sweden. It seems like I have come to expect the small country to dominate the realm of innovative electr...

 
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Anna Järvinen Is One Among the Clouds

With the ample amount of Swedish artists featured on this site and other music blogs, I would not be surprised if many of you have developed an indifference to the allure of a foreign musical product. Exotic originations often ...
 
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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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Best Albums of 2008: #20 to #11

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Best Albums of 2008: #40 to #31

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