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Hush the Many (Heed the Few)

The charm of a vocal duet can be dependent on a variety of things. Melody, pitch, and coordination are a few of the most basic aspects, but one that continues to be constantly dismissed by musicians and critics alike is … Continue reading

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Sleepercar's West Texas Roots

When The Mars Volta emerged in 2002 with De-Loused in the Comatorium, one of the most uniquely exciting debuts of the past several years, the widespread acclaim for the release also brought attention to the originating projects of the members … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Louis XIV – Slick Dogs and Ponies

After deciding to drastically increase their usage of strings, the controversial four-piece follows up on their debut with an album that suffers from familiarly unfortunate flaws.

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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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Murder by Death's Literary Connections

Robert Moore’s 1976 film, “Murder by Death”, was a memorable spoof on “whodunit” mystery fares. Featuring an all-star cast (Truman Capote, Alec Guinness, Peter Falk) that accompanied a subtly comedic script written by the legendary Neil Simon, it remains a … Continue reading

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What Made Milwaukee Famous, Pt. 2

When I wrote about What Made Milwaukee Famous‘ generally enjoyable debut, Trying to Never Catch Up, nearly two years ago, I held a belief that it was only a matter of time before the five-piece from Texas emerged as one … 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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