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Obscure Sound: Best of March 2012

Here’s another massive compilation, featuring 21 tracks that made March one of the best months for new artists I’ve seen this year. There’s a bunch of great stuff here from a wide array of bands, featuring uns...
 
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MP3: Sleigh Bells – “Born to Lose”

"Born to Lose" is the first single from Sleigh Bells' second album Reign of Terror, out this February. Judging by this single (MP3 inside), listeners can expect the same sort of cheerleader-like vocal chants and voraciously fuz...

 
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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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Grow Your Gauntlet Hair

Forest Family Records, created by the brains behind Gorilla vs Bear and Weekly Tape Deck, tends to show a penchant for timely pop music. Their previous 7″, Go Outside by Cults, had most critics gushing over its exuberant ...
 
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Sleigh Bells: Destroying Speakers Since 2009

Today, a venerable volcano of lo-fi indie pop/rock has been erupting from the New York scene (see Vivian Girls, Cymbals Eat Guitars, etc.). Sleigh Bells have taken elements of this scene and infused a grandiose sense of noise a...