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Groovin' With Hercules & Love Affair

Though his talented songwriting is worth considerable praise alone, fans of Antony Hegarty often find it easiest to distinguish the English singer/songwriter by his voice, an enjoyably unique feature that ranges several octaves and encompasses a striking delivery that is … Continue reading

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The Steeldrivers Take the Midnight Train to Memphis

Neglecting certain styles of music can be more harmful than people often assume. Though many people somehow come to the assumption that one genre is limited strictly to one style of play, there are countless numbers of ways to supplement … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #20 to #11

———————————————————————————————– 20. The Field – From Here We Go Sublime With the excess of charming indie-pop generating from his native Sweden, Axel Willner likely took a slight risk in choosing the stylistic vein of his solo project, The Field. Though … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2007: #40 to #31

———————————————————————————————– 40. Mono in VCF – Mono in VCF Various bands often attempt to sound “outdated” for stylistic effect. In most cases, when such a method is attempted, there is a thin line between substantial success and ultimate failure. In … Continue reading

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Muy Cansado!

Yo La Tengo had the grace and ability to demonstrate that even a band from central New Jersey founded by a bunch of white guys could pull off a Spanish name. Though it certainly helped that their name (“I have … Continue reading

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Feu Therese Parlent Ça Va Cogner

Judging by their name and stylistic preference alone, I would have easily guessed that Feu Therese was one of the many up and coming French electronic acts rising to prominence this year. You know the type — I have featured … Continue reading

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Learning Our ACB's

There is little doubt in my mind that The ACB’s have been mistakenly introduced as “The ABC’s” on more than one occasion. After all, one can only expect so much from human nature. Being taught the fundamental Latin alphabet since … Continue reading

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