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Interview with The Rassle

The Rassle - comprised of members from The Virgins, The Takeover UK, and Young Lords - sit down with Lauren Tischler and reveal the origin of their name, how technology affects their music, the band's interesting songwriting pr...
 
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Best Albums of 2009: #50 to #41

And so it begins. The top albums of 2009 are hand-picked and collected for your listening pleasure. Part one of a five-day feature.

 
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Send Me Home Like an Elephant Stone

Solo albums usually require a substantial amount of self-sufficiency. There is rarely a source of constancy apart from the main artist’s output, and external contributions can be skeptical because they are often for-hire, resul...
 
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Wild Moccasins’ Microscopic Metronomes

There are some noticeable trends among the music that is sent to me via snail mail. More often than not, my suspicion is raised if a particular artist adorns their submission envelope with glittery excess. I listen to everythin...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #50 to #41

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Jolie Holland Awakens the Living and the Dead

Experience is invaluable toward the delicate craft of music. Despite some ingenious qualities, all artists have only a limited amount of entirely imaginative ideas with little to no personalized dimensions involved. Their perso...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of June 2008

It’s hard to believe that half of the year is already over. I still consider it too early to accurately determine my favorite releases of ’08, but it is still late enough to reflect on what the first 6 months have t...
 
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The Black and White Years

For a band that has just recently broken out of the local eye, drawing comparisons to an artist who they idolize is often flattering. While no artist wishes to be forever grouped with a particular influence, a feeling of widesp...

 
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Eksi Ekso

With a quivering tone of audible melancholy complementing other instrumental forces at work, string instruments are widely said to “weep” their way into recognition. Weeping strings… it just sounds so natural,...
 
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Proudly Wearing White Denim

Lately among artists both old and new, there has been a form of immediacy that has become increasingly prevalent. They are beginning to take advantage of the internet like never before, releasing material in a digitalized forma...