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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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Dan Bejar Has Trouble in Dreams

In appliance to collaborations in the realm of indie music, it is difficult to find a songwriter that is more sought-after than Dan Bejar. Whether one is most fond of his joint projects (Swan Lake, The New Pornographers, and Hello, … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #20 to #11

———————————————————————————————– 20. The Field – From Here We Go Sublime With the excess of charming indie-pop generating from his native Sweden, Axel Willner likely took a slight risk in choosing the stylistic vein of his solo project, The Field. Though … Continue reading

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Of Montreal releases new video and tour EP

When I reviewed Of Montreal‘s Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? about four months ago, I was completely obsessed with the record. In a sense, it was the perfect example of how Of Montreal are one of the most consistent … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2006: #30 to #21

———————————————————————————————- 30. Destroyer – Destroyer’s Rubies Dan Bejar has one of the music unique voices in indie rock. It’s also one of the most recognizable, whether it’s with the New Pornographers, Swan Lake, or his own solo project Destroyer. Destroyer’s … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2006: #50 to #41

It has reached that time of year again. As lovely as the holidays are, one cannot avoid the constant commercialization that now walks hand-in-hand with these winter months. The end of the year means gifts, drinks, vacation, family, friends, and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Of Montreal – Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?

Of Montreal‘s new album, Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? held some high personal expectations for me. This is partly because the band has released a respectable album every year since 1997, with head songwriter Kevin Barnes’ brilliant melodies and … Continue reading

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