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Justin Vernon in 10 Songs

Ever felt overwhelmed by an artist’s extensive back catalog? Been meaning to check out a band, but you just don’t know where to begin? In 10 Songs… 2,726 more words

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Karnnos's "Dream Continent" Is a Morose yet Comfortable Cocoon that You Won’t Want to Leave

It’s a good thing when something defies classification. Dream Continent from Portuguese band Karnnos was yet another time the content of a CD differed drastically from the prejudices I had from the cover art and liner notes. 660 more words


Album Review: Van Morrison - Keep Me Singing

There have been very few constants over the last 50 years. Life, after all, is really just a long series of changes and fluctuations. One thing that we have been able to count on however — outside of death and taxes — is the arrival of new music from… 592 more words

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Communist Daughter struggle to "Hold Back" their emotions on new song -- listen

The music of indie folk outfit Communist Daughter is often directly inspired by the incredibly personal songwriting of founding member Johnny Solomon, a Minneapolis artist whose uphill battle with mental illness has sent him packing to rehab on more than one occasion over the years. 352 more words

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Andrew Bird and Fiona Apple link up for cozy living room set -- watch

When musicians want a more intimate live setting, they often book a gig at their local club or dive bar. For Andrew Bird, however, he sets up shop in his very own living room. 163 more words


Gerald Finzi: A Finzi Anthology

We’ve been playing this collection of the work of Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) a fair amount, as it is enjoyable and relatively undemanding.

Finzi was one of the most characteristically “English” composers of his generation and while he did write some Christian texts, being an agnostic of Jewish descent he tends not to be overtly religious. 266 more words

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Moby, Dirty Projectors, and Leonard Cohen Headline Our Songs of the Week (9/23)

Were you watching the Mercury Prize Gala last week? If not, you absolutely should have. During the awards festivities, Michael C. Hall (Dexter himself!) reprised his recurring role of recreating… 1,540 more words

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