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Washed Out Announce Tour

I saw Washed Out two years ago to this day at the Mercury Lounge, and – although it was a relatively short set – I was impressed by the energy and tight presentation of the tracks. This was when Ernest Greene was ju...
 
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Ghost Beach

In the wide realm of ’90s TV shows for kids, with the limited acting skills and ridiculous plots, Goosebumps was one of the most memorable — more so for the awful acting than anything else. One of its episodes share...

 
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Best Albums of 2011: #30 to #21

The list's mid-point. There's plenty of great material here, from rookie breakthroughs NewVillager to arena-ready acts like The Black Keys and Fleet Foxes. Take a look.
 
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TV Girl – Benny and the Jetts (2011)

What makes a piece of art good? What makes a piece of art useful? I would maintain that the major component is in the art’s making some tendency of the imagination tangible, to give it heft and definition. Marshall McLuha...

 
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The “It’s Too Damn Hot” Southern Summer Mix

Jay brings us another summer compilation, this time featuring new material from the likes of Woods, The Stepkids, Girls, and The Belle Brigade. As we near the end of summer, these are some efforts that should allow listeners to...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of July 2011

July provided us with a massive compilation, boasting 18 tracks that span over an hour. As expected with a compilation of that length, there are plenty of interesting stylistic pursuits inside. The Stepkids nod to the ’70...

 
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Warm Speakers

The stripped-down sound of Warm Speakers provides an excellent example of modern-day bedroom pop. Long Island native Patrick Berlinquette follows in the footsteps of names like Washed Out, Neon Indian, and Toro y Moi in craftin...
 
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Washed Out – Within and Without (2011)

Like many groups propelled by a string of excellent EPs to open their careers, Ernest Greene experienced a boatload of hype leading up to his debut full-length. Under the alias of Washed Out, he has been at the forefront of the...

 
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Canopies

The completely unknown Canopies will not remain elusive for long. That much is easy to predict when listening to “Rebels”, a track that is bound to explode in the music blogosphere.  On their name-your-price EP (dow...
 
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How to Dress Well

How to Dress Well? The name sounds like some early 19th century etiquette pamphlet. Things like that tend to lose relevance after a decade. But like all remnants, they maintain historical value. Music, like all forms of art, pr...