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Human Switchboard – Who’s Landing in My Hangar? (2011)

Human Switchboard’s Who’s Landing in My Hangar? is one of the few tenuously Cleveland connected punk/new wave classics to lack a proper reissues. Bar/None Records thankfully rescues this great album from a future of...
 
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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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Inches in Falling

It is hard not to root for Inches in Falling. Apart from the fact that they seem way beyond their years, their presentation as classic-rock fetishists showcases a ferocity that is genuinely reflective of the era. It could be du...
 
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Woozy Viper

This NYC-based duo have successfully taken the great pop sensibilities of the Mod era and interwoven post-modern nuances to form a refreshing aberration. Tracks like "Dirty Rat" and "King Kong" are reminiscent of The Monks in s...

 
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Lotus Feet

"Early Bird" quickly transitions between haunting organ sounds and quick swipes of guitar, the former more in the vein of neo-psychedelia and the latter more like garage-rock. A lovely meshing of vintage sounds, to be sure, muc...
 
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Julian Shah-Tayler

Julian Shah-Tayler was born to make music. Putting out an EP every few months and pumping out 50-70 songs a year is no easy feat, unless you show prevalently the aspects of a well-rounded musician. His robust musicianship is re...

 
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The Brian Jonestown Massacre @ The Academy 3, 05/17/10

Jon Chapple takes on the unique experience of a Brian Jonestown Massacre show, an event that certainly lives up to the band's defiantly frustrating image. BJM, while inconsistent, have shown glimpses of brilliance throughout th...