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Mason Proper

It says a lot about a band’s confidence when they opt to choose the most natural settings possible for the recording of their music. Recording studios with precisely defined dimensions and millionaire producers have certainly s...
 
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It’s a Dark Dark Dark World

Within the packaging of their debut album, the Minneapolis-based Dark Dark Dark opted to include an eight-page booklet of photographs that featured a few pictures of the group in settings that proved more reminiscent of the lat...

 
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I am Robot and Proud

In the midst of all the experimental methodical techniques found in contemporary electronic music, there is one ideology that tends to occasionally go overlooked: the importance of melody. Atmospheric perception is a vital qual...
 
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Late of the Pier

Though nowadays the majority of younger students seem to value how loud a song is as opposed to its actual melodic aptitude, it was often difficult for me to take bands in high school seriously. Even if one happened to show gli...

 
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Stoney Clove Lane

Whether it was sparked by sheer curiosity or one of the several documentaries bearing its name, many of us have asked our parents at one point about their possible participation in the Woodstock Music and Art Fair of 1969. Perh...
 
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Ex Reverie Enters The Door into Summer

On some independent record labels, you can simply expect innovation from every artist in the catalog. Most major labels have the tendency to capitalize on profitable circumstances caused by music that may be accessible and radi...

 
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Paul Weller – 22 Dreams (2008)

Upon reflection of Paul Weller’s respectable career, it makes little sense why he would feel any incentive to release a sprawling album like 22 Dreams, the lengthiest and arguably most stylistically diverse album of his 30+ yea...
 
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Camphor

When the producers of “Jesus’ Son” were looking to add some additional ardency to their 1999 film, they enlisted the help of songwriter Max Avery Lichtenstein. The film, set in the early ‘70s, featured a wide array of character...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of May 2008

I hope that everyone’s memorial day weekend went well. Like every year, it marked the beginning of summer for many people (mainly students like me) and gave them a bit of a refresher as to what summer actually FEELS like....
 
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Frank Bango Sings Sweet Songs of Decay

Many bands take the time to inform their publicist of something that makes them truly unique; a half-fabricated story of origination perhaps, or maybe even a few distantly connected reputable musicians with whom they collaborat...