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King of Luxembourg - Royal Bastard

King of Luxembourg – Royal Bastard

el Records star Simon Fisher Turner interpreting a range of 1960s pop classics with partner in crime Louis Philippe. From psychedelic nuggets to film soundtracks to post-punk, the King assimilates thirty years of pop music and generates the manifesto of el Records’ miniature pop (baroque to the excess, yet lean and minimal). 105 more words

Copeland - Ixora: Are we just fooling ourselves, living in the moment?

Artist: Copeland
Album: Ixora
Year: 2014
Grade: B

In Brief: Sometimes it’s lush and orchestral. Sometimes it’s surprisingly rhythmic. Even when it’s as mellow and moody as you might expect from one of the world’s most cautious rock bands, it’s quite beautifully textured if you just listen closely enough. 4,557 more words


Belle and Sebastian's Top 10 Songs

Belle and Sebastian formed just over 19 years ago in Glasgow, Scotland. And within that first year of 1996, they had already released two classic albums and managed to charm fans all over the world in a pre-internet era that seems daunting, especially when you consider the same couple years also featured in-your-face breakthroughs like Radiohead’s… 2,133 more words

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Album Review: The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

Original Artwork by Kristin Frenzel (Buy Prints + More)

The Decemberists are back after four long years. Cue the montage: Colin Meloy has been hard at work on his whimsical children’s book series,  805 more words

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watch the music video for sur back's "jane eyre"

caroline sans bases her sur back project out of jupiter, florida, an appropriate location for music that is often other-worldly.  sans is hard at work on her debut album  104 more words