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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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A Frightened Rabbit in a Midnight Organ Fight

With acclaimed artists like Belle & Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, and Mogwai becoming highly reputable names over the past few years, even the youngest of indie-rock fans are beginning to recognize the Scottish town of Glasgow as arguably the most productive … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Jim Noir – Jim Noir

As music technology continues to increase in sophistication and variety, the world of neo-psychedelia continues to be in a constant state of reconfiguration. New styles of music are constantly entering the genre, whether it be in the form of throwback … 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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The Tallest Man On Earth Digs a Shallow Grave

Towering over the rest of us at a height of 8’6”, Leonid Stadnyk is the tallest living man in the world. It is a record that requires little endurance and skill to achieve, mainly relying on good (or bad) fortune. … Continue reading

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Hilotrons Get Happymatic

In present day, calling a genre “dead” will most often be looked upon as a controversial statement. There are countless numbers of musicians specializing in stylistic revivalism, and I doubt that number is going to change any time soon. Though … Continue reading

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