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Jonathan Visger’s Absofacto

Hailing from the small university town of Ann Arbor, Jonathan Visger’s solo project Absofacto produces a delightful sound that reconstitutes the ghosts of indie rock’s past into something vaguely infectious. If one ...
 
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Stolen Voices From White Labels

I’m all about recycling, upcycling, composting… anything that reuses materials already on this earth. If a friend wants to use jeans for insulation or to make a quilt out of old clothes, I’d be over in an instant. B...

 
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California Condors

California Condors are a blast of west coast flavor.  The four-piece tout infectious melodies and memorable lyrical quips containing a bevy of nostalgia, making it hard to stop listening after one song. Their album Calm Carnivo...
 
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Lovely Demos

The fleeting guitar-pop of The Demos presents itself like a smörgåsbord of indie-rock influences. Pop pioneers like The Beatles and Brian Wilson can be heard in much of today’s music, but the prevalence of contrived imitation o...

 
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Emanuel and the Fear

One cold New York City night in January 2009, I found myself in the back room of the Bowery Poetry Club, encircled by the typical PBR-wielding twenty-somethings and some of the most magical music I’ve ever encountered. By wande...
 
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Tamikrest, Toumastin

Westerners tend to group Tamikrest into the “desert rock” movement, a vague and cinematically inclined term for music that would sound appropriate set under images of the Saharan desert, complete with tired camels a...

 
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HAL Return… Finally

HAL were featured on Obscure Sound over five years ago. They were under-exposed then, and remain so now. That HAL have not released anything in seven years certainly didn’t help. Nonetheless, I listened to their eponymous debut...
 
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Warpaint for The Fool

I have no complaints about post-punk fetishism. If an artist justifies their attempts to replicate the dark, grumbling moodiness of bands like The Chameleons UK or Joy Division, then listeners are generally treated to polished ...

 
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Kula Shaker – Pilgrims Progress (2010)

As Kula Shaker's first album in three years, Pilgrims Progress shows the band at their very best since releasing their 1996 debut. On paper, the template for album number four is much the same as their previous three efforts. B...