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Ann Vriend and the Spy Who Loved Her

Though the album’s name and cover art provide ample indication of its overlying theme, it is the first line on Ann Vriend‘s third album, When We Were Spies, that truly prepares the listener for the cinematic storyline that the budding … Continue reading

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Winter's Fall Get Muddy & White

Though I seem to enjoy nearly every artist of quality who implements the genre into a delivery already abundant with other forms of stylistic ambitiousness, straightforward country music has yet to grab a hold of me. While I do realize … Continue reading

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The Old Growth of a Dead Meadow

I never thought that hobbits and the Lovecraftian milieu would find a home in indie-rock. Led Zeppelin did a fine job of revealing their admirations of such classic literature (“The Battle of Evermore”, most evidently), but the intent of contemporary … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #50 to #41

Oh, here we are again. I hope you were looking forward to this as much as I was. 2007 was a great year in music and, just like last year, I have rediscovered a bunch of great artists from the … Continue reading

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Corb Lund and His Beloved Cavalry

O Canada! Why is your music scene so damn unpredictable? Now, whenever I hear a new Canadian artist, I have no clue what I am about to get. Country-folk from Kent McAlister & The Iron Choir? Synthy post-punk from Feu … Continue reading

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This Deer Tick Feels Good

With perhaps one of the oddest band names you are likely to find, Deer Tick is the songwriting project of John McCauley, a talented young singer/songwriter from Providence, Rhode Island. Just barely able to drink at the age of 21, … Continue reading

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Christopher Denny

The power of a voice can go a long way. And no, for once I am not referring to the “voice” of diction or figurative language, but actually quite literally in the sound and emotion of a voice itself. Though … Continue reading

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