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Pink Graffiti in Secret Cities

Long-distance collaborations before the internet must have been daunting. Mere words can be transferred easily from one end of the world to another using many methods, but artistic ideas rarely mature properly in circumstances ...
 
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Grimes’ Geidi Primes

Claire Boucher may scoff at the idea of a conventional press photo. Conceptual art describes her sound and image better than a forced mugshot, which can potentially depict an artist as restrained or confined to conventional ide...

 
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White Hinterland’s Chronos and Kairos

It is easy to rave about Casey Dienel’s voice, which recalls Joni Mitchell’s eclectic stylistic arsenal as much as Victoria Legrand’s ghostly croon. Even those that do not like her project, White Hinterland, a...
 
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Beach House – Teen Dream (2010)

Merely a few months after I started this site, I deemed an album by Beach House to be “the most atmospherically beautiful debut of the year.” Although slightly rough around the edges, their debut showed a band on the brink of s...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #20 to #11

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Obscure Sound: Best of June 2008

It’s hard to believe that half of the year is already over. I still consider it too early to accurately determine my favorite releases of ’08, but it is still late enough to reflect on what the first 6 months have t...

 
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Queen Victoria Wanders The Endless Night

Monday; it is looked upon as the day farthest from the weekend and the day in which all responsibilities are resumed. Yes, it can certainly be devastating to anyone who despises their occupation or growing list of dutiful tasks...
 
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Quiet Village Creates a Silent Movie

When even the slightest mention of sampling is made, most people immediately make the assumption that the genre at hand is either electronica or dance. They are often correct, but the broad scope that electronica employs leaves...

 
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A Beach House Getaway

Like many of those who immediately latched onto Beach House‘s fantastic self-titled debut last year, I kept my admiration for the release no secret. It was an atmospherically beauteous album, flawlessly transcribing human...
 
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This Fire is a Hot One

When it comes to quality music, an originative country simply does not matter. While it is always enjoyable to see native artists revel in their homeland’s musical traditions, it is customary to find the majority of these...