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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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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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Choose Yr Own Adventure at The Pharmacy

I always find local labels to be something of a quaint necessity in the world of independent music. Most major labels could care less where an artist is from when they sign them, but the sense of genuine and personalized … Continue reading

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Howlin Rain Meets a Magnificent Fiend

In appliance to both musical and personal relationships, break-ups are generally regarded as an unavoidable aspect of life. Regardless of talent, mutual beliefs, or even natural chemistry, it is rare to find an individual who has never experienced detachment from … Continue reading

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Kara Keith Shows No Hesitation in Collaboration

Even though some artists clearly have the distinguished ability to write quality songs purely on their own, others tend to hold a form of bitter reluctance when given the opportunity to collaborate with others, even when they realize that the … 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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The Sugar Oaks Go Picking for Red Grapes in the City

Appropriately in sync with the luminous setting of their originative Orlando, Florida, The Sugar Oaks produce a form of indie-pop that is reflective of amiably warm summer days, with their breezy melodies and lush instrumentation being wildly reminiscent of the … Continue reading

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