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Hilotrons Get Happymatic

In present day, calling a genre “dead” will most often be looked upon as a controversial statement. There are countless numbers of musicians specializing in stylistic revivalism, and I doubt that number is going to change any time soon. Though … Continue reading

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The Quarter After

Since yesterday I featured the sisterly charms of Ghost Bees, I figured it would be appropriate to even out the gender ties a bit. Though they are not twins like Romi and Sari Lightman, brothers Dominic and Rob Campanella possess … Continue reading

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Dan Bejar Has Trouble in Dreams

In appliance to collaborations in the realm of indie music, it is difficult to find a songwriter that is more sought-after than Dan Bejar. Whether one is most fond of his joint projects (Swan Lake, The New Pornographers, and Hello, … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #10 to #01

———————————————————————————————– 10. B.C. Camplight – Blink of a Nihilist Musicians who have struggled with past mental illness are often tagged with a very undeserving label. Foolish critics shout names like Brian Wilson and Syd Barrett without even regarding the new … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #30 to #21

———————————————————————————————– 30. Richard Hawley – Lady’s Bridge As a longtime (and near obsessive) fan of Pulp, I suppose it is only natural that I admire Richard Hawley’s songwriting prowess with great veneration. Though many have surely known him as the … Continue reading

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Obscure Sound: Best of October 2007

October welcomed us to the great season of fall. The music brought to us this month was not half-bad either. In fact, this monthly compilation should come off as quite appealing. There is not a lackluster song to be found. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover

The consistency of Spencer Krug, one of the indie-rock’s most consistent songwriters, continues to prove true in Random Spirit Lover, Sunset Rubdown’s second album and an epic release that proves to be the most ambitiously satisfying of his career.

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