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Groovin' With Hercules & Love Affair

Though his talented songwriting is worth considerable praise alone, fans of Antony Hegarty often find it easiest to distinguish the English singer/songwriter by his voice, an enjoyably unique feature that ranges several octaves and encompasses a striking delivery that is … Continue reading

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Neon Neon Flaunt Their Stainless Style

Ever since they released their excellent debut, Fuzzy Logic, in 1996, Super Furry Animals have proven to be one of the most eclectically and consistently successful acts in Brit-pop. Classifying the group into one genre has always been daunting though, … Continue reading

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Run Dan Run

Imagine how barren the indie music scene would be if the process of attending college was nonexistent. It is impossible to count how many influential bands met in some dorm room, a class, or at an on-campus club while attending … Continue reading

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Mike Ladd Turns on the Nostalgialator

In terms of self-coined genres, the result is often either overbearingly descriptive or shockingly accurate with no wavering point, especially when “Afro-” is the preceding article to a genre that is considered somewhat conventional in nature. Now, after the acclaimed … Continue reading

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The Depreciation Guild Revives the Famicom for Free

Super Nintendo and shoegaze. Many of those who are legally considered adults at this point will find those two words to be synonymous with the late ’80s, even if both were too separable to ever cross paths. Somewhat surprisingly, it … Continue reading

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She's Your Sister; Sean Wilde

There will always be those types of bands who write songs out of pure financial desperation. You know, the linear individuals who do not display much of a talent other than strumming the guitar, not that there is anything wrong … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2006: #40 to #31

———————————————————————————————- 40. M. Ward – Post-War M. Ward’s Post-War is not very distinctive from his previous three albums, but in his case it’s nothing less than fortunate. His mixture of muddled folk guitar, occasional keys , and suave rhythms give … Continue reading

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