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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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REVIEW: The Tough Alliance – A New Chance

Though currently only available as an import, this Swedish dance album is worth every penny of the hefty import price.

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Pelle Carlberg In a Nutshell

For the tourism offices in Sweden, the past several years must have been a breeze. With such a bustling outlet of quality Swedish musical acts gaining reputable fan bases overseas, international fans have inherited the desire to visit Sweden now … Continue reading

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Solarise Crafts Outstanding Debut in "Still the Same Dream"

Within the past decade, Scotland has seen its share of native bands go on to achieve international success. Franz Ferdinand, Snow Patrol, and Travis are a just of a few of the names deriving from the nation in northwest Europe. … Continue reading

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Loney, Dear

Emil Svanängen is Loney, Dear, a musical project recorded straight out of his bedroom in Jönköping, Sweden. Perhaps much like the “British Invasion” of the 60s, one day the 00s will be considered the forefront of the “Swedish Invasion”, as … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2006: #20 to #11

———————————————————————————————- 20. Band of Horses – Everything All the Time The first time I heard Band of Horses, there was one immediate comparison that rang in my head. Vocalist Ben Bridwell sounds strikingly alike to My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, … 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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