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Best Albums of 2011: #40 to #31

The best albums of 2011 are further revealed, this time with some big names like Bon Iver, Drake, Panda Bear, and The Mountain Goats entering the fold.
 
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Mountain Goats Unveil More Tour Dates

The Mountain Goats are one of the busiest groups of 2011. They’ve been restless and on the road since April, appearing at festivals like Lollapalooza and later alongside Bright Eyes and Megafaun. With the announcement of nearly...

 
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Free Okkervil River EP

Okkervil River have given fans a Christmas gift a few weeks early. The Austin-based rockers released a free covers EP, Golden Opportunities 2, today. Download it here. The sequel to their 2007 covers collection of the same name...
 
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Setting Sunsettes

Sunsettes are a Tampa-based duo specializing in funk-tinged indie-rock. Comprised of Nathan Kozyra and Michael Schlein, Sunsettes quietly released their debut Coup de Grace last December. Their compositions are frequently led b...

 
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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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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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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...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of Dec./Jan. ’11

December’s features were cut short by the ‘Best Albums‘ feature, so I decided to cram two months into one for this compilation. I think it makes this one twice as good as the average one on here, headlined by ...