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Best Albums of 2011: #20 to #11

The top twenty commences. What phenomenal albums lead up to the top ten? Come and take a look.
 
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The Antlers to Release New EP

The Antlers are releasing a quick follow-up to their second album Burst Apart (review), released in May. The eight-track EP (together) is not a typical Antlers release. It features collaborations with Neon Indian, Bear in Heave...

 
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The Overcoat

Artists like Scott Walker, Tom Waits, and Nick Cave are often commended for their eccentric tendencies; their music is entirely one-of-a-kind, as thematically engrossing through narrative idiosyncrasies as their musical accompa...
 
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Warm Weather Dances

A jovial summer breeze comes quickly and unexpectedly, catching bystanders off-guard before they hastily yearn for more. If only this antidote for endless humidity was available at the snap of a finger. Technology does not perm...

 
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The Elliots

The Elliots evade traditional Swedish pop stereotyping, exchanging key-led twinkles and exuberant string-soaked choruses for moody ambience. The strings and keys remain, as seem the Swedish custom, but are presented with bleake...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of April 2011

April was a busy and thoroughly enjoyable month in music. It’s easy to point out that big names dominated most of it, some of them even brand names in indie music; Panda Bear, TV on the Radio, and Fleet Foxes are as close...

 
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The Antlers – Burst Apart (2011)

The Antlers’ previous release, Hospice, was so emotionally stirring that listeners felt personally close to frontman Peter Silberman, like he was a longtime friend or accomplice. It’s easy to account for this attachment, as ban...
 
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Second Look: Hometowns

After the release of their most recent album Departing this year, Ben takes a look back at their memorable debut, Hometowns. After lukewarm acclaim for Departing, he looks at Hometowns for clues about where the Advantage could ...

 
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Laugh, It’s a Fright

The best way to get a feel for a band is to hear them live. It’s a great way to start a review, too; the presentation is a vivid description of the group’s power onstage, a retelling of the moment you realized that ...
 
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The Rural Alberta Advantage

The Rural Alberta Advantage probably appreciate movies like The Deer Hunter, the 1978 classic that depicted the inhabitants of a small, factory-dependent town shortly after the Vietnam War. These portrayals of ex-soldiers/steel...