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Obscure Sound: Best of March 2008

In terms of style, March seemed to have it all. Whether you find yourself personally enamored with neo-psychedelia (Jim Noir, Fujifabric), throwback folk (The Tallest Man On Earth, Sera Cahoone), epic post-rock (Our Sleepless Forest), or straightforwardly infectious indie-rock (Hilotrons, … Continue reading

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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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Our Sleepless Forest Wakes Up

Many hold the belief that ambient music serves as arguably the epitome of musical inaccessibility, with the lack of vocals and concise melody requiring several attentive listens to wholly and memorably consume. It occasionally leads those to disregard the genre … Continue reading

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Ane Brun Watches the Changing of the Seasons

The difference between music awards in North America and Europe often astounds me. Sure, a “Grammy Award” is universally synonymous with quality on each side of the Atlantic Ocean, but the exposure that it provides the artist with differs dramatically. … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Micah Dalton and Pawnshop

While some people listen to music purely for the melodic features alone, there are others who value lyrical content just as importantly (or even more so) than the other audible aspects involved. Personally, it varies between genres for me. I … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Jim Noir – Jim Noir

As music technology continues to increase in sophistication and variety, the world of neo-psychedelia continues to be in a constant state of reconfiguration. New styles of music are constantly entering the genre, whether it be in the form of throwback … Continue reading

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Now That Sera Cahoone Is All Grown Up…

Most young and budding songwriters develop in their own atmosphere, with their intended audience being targeted toward an age group that is similar to their own. Most of us know the deal with those discordant “Battle of the Bands” at … Continue reading

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