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Kid Cudi’s Follow-Up

Popular hip-hop artist Kid Cudi returns with his highly anticipated sophomore full-length, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager. We take a look at it to see if guest stars like Kanye West, Cee-Lo Green, and St. Vincent c...
 
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Her Vanished Grace

Continuing with the recent theme of atmospheric pop music that Washed Out and Neon Indian showed us, Her Vanished Grace deliver a similar sort of layer-based sereneness that differentiates itself through dark and moody Brit-roc...

 
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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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Obscure Sound: Best of July 2009

First off, I want to apologize for the server difficulties this site has experienced the past week or so. Obscure Sound was apparently taking up too many resources to be situated on my host’s server, so they temporarily d...

 
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Wild Beasts and Two Dancers

Distinction will never be an issue for Wild Beasts. With a voice like Hayden Thorpeā€™s, it almost seems as if the English four-piece could put any arrangement under his dramatic delivery and the result would sound great. A styli...
 
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Hunting Season for Chris Velan

With summer in full gear, some artists have to take a temporary backseat to the seasonal bias that is subtly prevalent in most people. For me, choosing an artist to listen to in my free time is not dependent on the weather, but...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of May 2009

Summery indie-pop, intricate art-rock, and a little bit of blues were the mainstays this month, featuring a bunch of new faces apart from Sunset Rubdown. Their new album, Dragonslayer, is fantastic and their track on this month...
 
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Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprise

Robert Bradley has strayed on both sides of the tracks. From singing on the streets of Detroit to appearing on major-label albums and in high-budget films, he is reflective of artists that maximize even the most humble of circu...

 
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Wild Moccasins’ Microscopic Metronomes

There are some noticeable trends among the music that is sent to me via snail mail. More often than not, my suspicion is raised if a particular artist adorns their submission envelope with glittery excess. I listen to everythin...
 
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Obscure Sound: Best of March 2009

I often find March to be one of the dullest months of the year. Apart from the allure of St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness, there is little to get excited about. The weather sucks, the workload for classes is nearing it...