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Obscure Sound: Best of March 2008

In terms of style, March seemed to have it all. Whether you find yourself personally enamored with neo-psychedelia (Jim Noir, Fujifabric), throwback folk (The Tallest Man On Earth, Sera Cahoone), epic post-rock (Our Sleepless Forest), or straightforwardly infectious indie-rock (Hilotrons, … Continue reading

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Our Sleepless Forest Wakes Up

Many hold the belief that ambient music serves as arguably the epitome of musical inaccessibility, with the lack of vocals and concise melody requiring several attentive listens to wholly and memorably consume. It occasionally leads those to disregard the genre … Continue reading

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Obscure Sound: Best of February 2008

I always get excited when winter arrives, making it somewhat ironic that I get even more excited when the season is about to pass. After the snow loses its dramatic flair and becomes nothing more than a hassling obstacle for … Continue reading

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A Mix for the Lonely: Valentine's Day '08

Considering that the dates of anniversaries and birthdays vary from person to person, it would not be entirely unrealistic to deem Valentine’s Day as the most universally abundant day for the exchanging of mix tapes. After all, the process of … Continue reading

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Tasty Bing Ji Ling

Looking back on when they were kids, many adults have a rather amiable image of the ice cream man. You know, the smiling dude who drove around in a white truck and played traditionally annoying tunes like “Pop Goes the … Continue reading

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Obscure Sound: Best of January 2008

After a rewarding 2007, the new year has already embraced us with several artists who demonstrated great potential and ability on their recent releases. As for this past month, whether it has been through reputably innovative artists (Xiu, Destroyer) or … Continue reading

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Obscure Sound: Best of December 2007

Though a substantial part of the month was dedicated to reflecting on the highlights of ’07, the past few weeks still featured plenty of great acts that are certainly preparing us for another great year in music. From big names … Continue reading

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