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Vampire Weekend Reveal New Album Details

In an interview with Q Magazine last month, Vampire Weekend spoke of plans to release a new album this year. Frontman Ezra Koenig said the release would be “darker” and more “organic” than Vampire Weeken...
 
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Woman’s Hour

When The xx won the Mercury Prize in 2010, the UK knew they had a winner. When “Shelter” became a pivotal track to feature on mixed CDs everywhere, there was a real sense that an alternative and edgy group had prope...

 
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Warm Weather Dances

A jovial summer breeze comes quickly and unexpectedly, catching bystanders off-guard before they hastily yearn for more. If only this antidote for endless humidity was available at the snap of a finger. Technology does not perm...
 
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Groopease + The Salvadors

Regular readers know this by now: the aim of Obscure Sound is to expose quality artists that, for whatever reason, have yet to achieve substantial recognition despite their excellent material and prevalent talent. I believe tha...

 
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Antonio Paul’s Treasures

I’ve always thought that it’s peculiar yet marvelous that while I’m getting ready for the cooler seasons, the bottom half of the globe is warming up. I really wish I could migrate south for the winter and take Antonio Paul’s EP...
 
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Magenta Skycode – Relief (2010)

My anticipation for Magenta Skycode’s second album, Relief, has been building for years now. The Finnish group was one of the first featured artists in the history of this site, and in my first “Top Albums of the Ye...

 
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Pop Winds

Continuing the surge of experimental-pop from Montreal, Pop Winds excel in diverging colorful psychedelia and indie-rock to create a sound that is familiarly addictive, yet still relatively incomparable. On “Owl Eyes̶...
 
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Tokyo Police Club Remain Champs

Max Fishkin provides a second look at Tokyo Police Club's new album, Champ, to follow up our earlier interview of their keyboardist, Graham Wright. The album lives up to the high expectations Wright set forth in the interview (...

 
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Interview with The Very Best

The Very Best are a deliciously odd trio. The band formed more than four years ago, after DJ gods Johan Karlberg and Etienne Tron of Radioclit met Esau Mwamwaya after buying a bike at Mwamwaya’s used furniture/junk store ...