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Justin Townes Earle Lives The Good Life

There are a lot of ways that you could say Justin Townes Earle resembles his father but, surprisingly enough, his stylistic delivery has no relevancy to such comparisons. Though his acoustical interpretations of country and folk are not exactly reflective … Continue reading

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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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Hush the Many (Heed the Few)

The charm of a vocal duet can be dependent on a variety of things. Melody, pitch, and coordination are a few of the most basic aspects, but one that continues to be constantly dismissed by musicians and critics alike is … Continue reading

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Phoebe Killdeer & The Short Straws

When I was 8 years old, my taste of music was generally limited to conventionally accessible acts in the vein of The Beatles, Radiohead, and Zeppelin. True, no one will deny the significance of any of those artists, but my … Continue reading

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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 the artist with differs dramatically. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Micah Dalton and Pawnshop

While some people listen to music purely for the melodic features alone, there are others who value lyrical content just as importantly (or even more so) than the other audible aspects involved. Personally, it varies between genres for me. I … Continue reading

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Now That Sera Cahoone Is All Grown Up…

Most young and budding songwriters develop in their own atmosphere, with their intended audience being targeted toward an age group that is similar to their own. Most of us know the deal with those discordant “Battle of the Bands” at … Continue reading

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