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Of Montreal Bring In New Influences on ‘Innocence Reaches’

Kevin Barnes is back at it and more upbeat than ever.
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‘Quiero Creedence,’ Is a Tribute to the Band’s Popularity in Latin America

Between 1968 and 1972 Creedence Clearwater Revival released seven albums before disbanding bitterly. Despite Creedence's short-lived existence, today the group ranks among the most popular rock bands in American history, and that…
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Floating Points unveils new ‘Kuiper’ EP

The EP consists of only two tracks: the titular eighteen-minute A-side and a fourteen minute B-side.
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Heliotropes: Moving Toward the Light

Heliotropes released its sophomore record last Friday—July 15—through The End Records.
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A Q&A With The Dead Ships

 On June 24th, The Dead Ships released CITYCIDE via Nevado Music. The album is the band's first on Nevado after signing with the label late last March. CITYCIDE's release is the culmination of four years' hard work. The album is shot…
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Margaret Glaspy’s Emotions & Math

, After growing up in Northern California, Glaspy moved to Boston. With money from the YoungArts Program she was able to attend Berklee College of Music for a semester. As Glaspy explains it, “I wasn’t able to afford school after that…
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Miramar’s ‘Dedication to Sylvia Rexach,’ a Boler-ode to a Legend

The history of Latin American boleros is a fascinating one. Though the style shares a name with an older Spanish one, boleros in the New World came about in the late 19th Century near Santiago de Cuba thanks to a group of roving…
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Wye Oak’s Evolving Sound on ‘Tween’

Last Thursday, Wye Oak released a collection of eight songs, titled Tween. Running roughly 35 minutes, Tween is album-length, but the band is not referring to the release as an album proper. This is not the band's follow up…
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Moonface & Siinai Team Up Again for ‘My Best Human Face’

2016 looks to be a banner year for Spencer Krug fans. In addition to the Wolf Parade reunion, the musician has, under his Moonface moniker, collaborated on a second album with Finnish rockers Siinai. Released on June 3rd through…
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The So So Glos Fight the Good Fight on ‘Kamikaze’

 Punk rock quartet The So So Glos released Kamikaze, their third full-length album, on May 20th via Votiv Music. Fervently embracing many punk ideals, the band is admirably community-minded. In 2008, a year after the official formation…
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Wolf Parade Pick Up Where They Left Off on New EP

Formed in 2003 by Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner, seminal '00s indie rock band Wolf Parade released three EPs and three full-length albums before going on indefinite hiatus in 2011. Early this year, the band's social media became active…
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Pinkwash’s ‘Collective Sigh’ Out on Don Giovanni Records

Last Friday (May 13) Philadelphia-based prog-punk duo Pinkwash released their first full-length album, Collective Sigh, on Don Giovanni Records. Though Collective Sigh is the band's debut full-length it is not their first release. In…
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Warmth Behind the Chill on Islands’ ‘Taste’

 We return this week with Taste, the second album from Islands' pair of new records. Recorded during the summer of 2015, Taste comes out alongside its twin, Should I Remain Here At Sea?, on Friday May 13th through Manqué Music. Both…
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Islands Return to ‘Return to the Sea’ on ‘Should I Remain Here at Sea?’

 We are changing things up a little bit on New Music Monday this week. Earlier this year Islands announced the simultaneous release of two new records, Should I Remain Here at Sea? and Taste. Both records arrive on May 13 through Manque…
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Moderat Finish Their Trilogy on the Aptly Titled III

Moderat, the collaboration between German electronic music stars Modeselektor (a.k.a. Gernot Bronsert and Sebastian Szary) and Apparat (a.k.a Sascha Ring), has a knack for simple but elegant titles. Released in 2003, the supergroup's debut…
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Great American Canyon Band’s Gorgeous Debut, Only You Remain

Last fall the Baltimore-based Great American Canyon Band released their Crash EP through Six Degrees Records. The band has developed a following in its home town, with local radio station WTMD describing Great American Canyon Band as "an…
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Charles Bradley, The Screamin’ Eagle of Soul, Spreads His Wings

At the age of 67, Charles Bradley has just released his third album, Changes, on Dunham Records, an imprint of the Brooklyn-based Daptone Records. The record shows Bradley at his strongest, capturing both the energy of his live…