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DIY Alt-Rock Finds

These three artists -- all completely unknown -- pay homage to a variety of alternative-rock styles, ranging from Pavement-inspired alternative to '70s psych-rock. They all sound like you could find them performing in a friend'...
 
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Slothbear Had Qids

There is something very likable about Slothbear, even in addition to their name. Their sound recalls the best parts of vintage college-rock, which is presented with clarity through the band’s surprisingly adept methods of...

 
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Big Spider’s Back

Repetition and pretentiousness are sometimes aligned in music, especially when something not even worth hearing once is repeated continuously. Listeners do not want artists forcing anything on them, especially when it is a frus...
 
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Jesus H. Foxx Matter

Identifying the differences between concise indie-rock and avant-garde developments are more complex than analyzing track’s duration and selection of instrumentation. There are supremely talented musicians in each spectru...

 
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A Holiday Shores Getaway

Nathan Pemberton refuses to abide by the DIY stereotype. He records in his Florida garage with an economical home studio, which supplies just enough firepower for him to make his innovations come alive. But despite the allure o...
 
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The Dubious Ranger’s Weapon

The integration of humor and satire into music can be an incredibly complex process. By coming across as humorous or self-depreciatingly witty, an artist tends to imply a sort of nonchalant demeanor that can either benefit thei...

 
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Two From The Church: Steve Kilbey & Marty Willson-Piper

There are few active bands that have released material as often and consistently as The Church. They have averaged an album every year or so since their 1981 debut, releasing over 20 albums and a handful of EPs over the span of...
 
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Thomas Function’s First Celebration

Critics can attempt to analyze it and fans can reluctantly convince themselves of the most agreeable scenario, but the chemistry within a band is usually a topic in which the correct circumstances are confined to the knowledge ...

 
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I’m Not There

I am not going to take up much of your time with this, but I am sure many of you are aware of “I’m Not There”, the movie that serves as an “experimental” biopic of Bob Dylan and his storied career....
 
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A Bleakly Enjoyable Murder Mystery

It must be a convenient experience to be in a band with a bunch of trustworthy individuals, particularly ones that you grew up being friends with. I imagine that squabbles concerning finances and personal differences are either...