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Nick Jaina Feels the Delicate Wool

In the often fascinating field of archeology, success requires the ability to embrace the past in order to advance the future. All forms of advanced technology have a preceding influence, whether it be in an intricately designed blueprint or simply … Continue reading

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Tyler Ramsey Kicks Off '08 With a Hushed Roar

I have always held a fair amount of respect for artists who choose not to hide behind numerous barriers of noise. While I have no issue with the handful of post-rock artists who intricately layer each and every instrumental track … Continue reading

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Obscure Sound: Best of September 2007

Wow. September flew by so quickly that I nearly forgot to post the monthly best-of compilation. I could easily blame it on the sudden onslaught of classes, but it could also be accredited to the rush of new music we … Continue reading

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Four Pale Young Gentleman and a Cellist

As unfortunate as it sounds, contemporary artists with a strong emphasis on classical instruments continue to be a dying breed. It is difficult to argue against the fact that guitars and rhythmic supplementation are often the common melodic forces in … Continue reading

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The First Great Album of '08: Martina Topley-Bird's "The Blue God"

Working in the shadows of a prominent music figure can have both its perks and disadvantages. While such an environment could provide for a bountiful amount of experience and visionary knowledge, it can also create unavoidable comparisons that are imminent … Continue reading

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Tunng Hits the Sweet Spot with Good Arrows

I imagine that writing music for adverts is one of the most frustrating occupations known to man.While any music-related occupation usually comes off as expressively appealing to many, the world of creating “background music” is an entirely new ballgame. In … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Air Traffic – Fractured Life

Can this acclaimed four-piece from the UK live up to hefty expectations on their debut? Through powerful, piano-led melodies, the result is satisfying enough.

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