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The Tallest Man on Earth performs on Conan -- watch

Conan O’Brien taped a new episode of his late-night talk show to air Wednesday night, but he didn’t want anyone to watch it. The disciple of David Letterman instead asked viewers to tune into the final episode of… 115 more words



Horsedreamer is a band utterly in control of their emotions. Their songs are stripped of everything that is unnecessary.

Their focus is slowcore folk, sparse instrumentation, ambient textures, eerie tension and story songs. 203 more words

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Album Review: Shana Cleveland & The Sandcastles - Oh Man, Cover the Ground

To pull off a side project, a musician must first have a band with a specific sound to branch off from, and that branching off must not sound exactly like the original band. 427 more words

Album Reviews

Album Review: The Milk Carton Kids - Monterey

On their latest album, The Milk Carton Kids further indulge in their trademarked soft-spoken simplicity. It sounds as though the duo of Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan reached their sonic comfort zone and decided to stay. 274 more words

Album Reviews

Live Review: Pokey LaFarge at Chicago's Lincoln Hall (5/15)

When I first encountered Pokey LaFarge’s music last summer at the Toronto Urban Roots Festival, I was ashamed I had waited so long. Growing up with a deep love for all things from my big city, St. 741 more words

Concert Reviews