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Silje Nes’ Serenely Optical Room

Created by ophthalmologist Adelbert Ames, Jr. in 1934, an “Ames room” is considered to be one of the most revered examples of an optical illusion. To sum it up, the room contains distorted dimensions that allows an ...
 
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Ane Brun Watches the Changing of the Seasons

The difference between music awards in North America and Europe often astounds me. Sure, a “Grammy Award” is universally synonymous with quality on each side of the Atlantic Ocean, but the exposure that it provides ...

 
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REVIEW: The Boggs – Forts

Lou Reed opened up his classic 1973 album, Berlin, with the lingering words, “In Berlin, by the wall, you were five foot ten inches tall.” A native of New York City, Reed’s lyrics were particularly striking at...
 
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Brown Shoe Comfortably Records Vanity

Unless you were an only child, many of us remember sibling rivalries as an aspect of childhood when a brother or sister would strive to achieve the brightest glisten in the eyes of their parents. This memorable attribute can of...

 
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Dappled Cities Fly Tweak Their Name and Sound

The five members of Dappled Cities comfortably define themselves as a band who creates “oddball pop”. Oddball pop? Well, the particular specification seems to be getting more common by the day with bands like Daniel...
 
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Best Albums of 2006: #10 to #01

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The Postmarks

How lovely this sounds. Most of you are familiar with Swedish indie pop darlings The Concretes and The Cardigans, along with their use of sweeping orchestral arrangements and adorably light female vocals. It’s interesting...