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Dark Ambient Finds an Unusual Dark Jazz Partner Genre in Phonothek's "Lost in Fog"

You might not think that jazzy horns and dark ambient would necessarily be a match, but Phonothek would like you to reconsider.  The husband-wife duo from Tbilisi have created an album of hybrid styles that captures a strangely alluring atmosphere.   578 more words

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Young

Summertime kids
And lost blue lids
The city’s the pace to be.
Former draught
And big old doubt
I’m always afraid to see.
This place is trash… 30 more words

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The Joy of Nature's "A Roda do Tempo" Is the Sound of the Most Subtle Elements of Nature

It is rare, if ever, that a band’s background reflects so deeply on its music and becomes a part of the listening experience itself. The Joy of Nature, founded in 1999 as the Joy of Nature and Discipline by sole member… 681 more words

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Matthew Collings - A Requiem for Edward Snowden

A Requiem for Edward Snowden is such an enjoyable release—that is, if ‘enjoy’ is the right word.  Imagine the brooding darkness and woodwinds of old Univers Zero and the sweeping emotional strings of Godspeed You Black Emperor, layered with a creepy subtle electronic glitchiness, like the… 676 more words

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Relay for Death - Anxiety of the Eye

In spite of sporadic releases and minimal live performances, Relay for Death has managed to hold on to the fervor and excitement that 2010’s Birth of an Older, Much More Ugly Christ LP generated. 424 more words

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Joshua Medina & Paurl Walsh Create a Hybrid Feast for the Ears

It’s often frowned upon to take a “track by track” approach to an album review, but I find myself having to make an exception here. This isn’t me taking the easy way out; I’m just recognizing that this self-titled release from… 530 more words

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Take a moment

Have you ever stopped
And smelled a rose?
It seems cliché
But you will never know.
The moment lost
And for what?
To make it on time… 37 more words

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