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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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God Help the Girl

Belle & Sebastian have always been one of the finest examples of how simplicity and intricacy are not exclusive entities in music. The Glasgow-based group’s melodies have always been extremely accessible; the arrangements f...

 
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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...
 
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The Deep Dark Woods’ Winter Hours

It can be a difficult task to find a band whose lyrical content tends to stray away from the clichés of love and the emotions caused by it. Although I enjoy a diverse range of topics, it is hard to blame most of these artists. ...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of February 2009

After I watched the commencement of spring training and witnessed the mid-point of my “spring” semester, springtime weather appeared imminent. D.C. did not really reinforce that sentiment by giving us a few inches o...
 
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Woodpigeon Take Flight

Everyone has an album that personally defines nostalgia at its finest. For me, putting on something like the Smashing Pumpkins’ Siamese Dream or Radiohead’s OK Computer brings me back to the days where the most important thing ...

 
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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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The Leisure Society

When the time occurs in which technology overtakes many basic human functions and automation becomes a habit, many futurists claim that we will revert into something of a “leisure society”. John Maynard Keynes, one of the foref...

 
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Best Albums of 2008: #50 to #41

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4 Bonjour’s Parties’ Pigments Drift Down to the Brook

One of the many aspects of music that I have always found fulfilling relates to how influences have no cultural boundaries. While traditional music that holds some merit toward a country’s cultural values and historical context...