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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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Ghost Bees Practice Tasseomancy

Some people say that twins have a sixth sense, an ability to mutually sense when their brother or sister is in a state of distress. Though telepathic interpretations remain too otherworldly to be of widely noted acceptance, it is not … Continue reading

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Attending the School of Language

I understand that the sheer number of albums released last year can be a bit intimidating for those whose tastes are a bit more specific than the average listener. I made my Top 50 Albums of 2007 feature for that … 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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Right Away, Great Captain! A Story for the Ages!

Too often do I find artists struggling in their efforts to make an album cohesive. Most releases from inexperienced artists sound more like compilations than structured works of art. While the level of leniency should admittedly be very high in … Continue reading

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Spiral Beach Brings the Ball Home

Imagine what it would be like growing up in the ’60s and ’70s as the offspring of a folk musician. With all kinds of people, from hippies to philosophers, gathering at various folk circuits and festivals, you would likely know … Continue reading

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This Fire is a Hot One

When it comes to quality music, an originative country simply does not matter. While it is always enjoyable to see native artists revel in their homeland’s musical traditions, it is customary to find the majority of these younger artists being … Continue reading

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