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Efterklang – “Piramida”

The island of Svalbard lies four hundred miles between Norway and the North Pole in the icy Arctic Ocean.  In the early 20th century, it was largely populated with Russian and Norwegian coal mining operations and served as a military [...]

October 2, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“Shields” by Grizzly Bear

Following their pop hit Veckatimest, the Brookyn-based Psych-Folk band was in no rush to return to recording. In the past three years, the group toured its album, two of the members released solo work, (Daniel Rossen’s Silent Hour/Golden Mile, and [...]

September 18, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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Relovolution by The Dead Exs

New York City’s own Dead Exs have returned with a brand new collection of Garage-Rockabilly type tunes that would make Bill Haley and Carl Perkins’ mind cave in, Elvis Presley’s heart stop from a far less embarrassing source than fried bananas, [...]

September 17, 2012 New Music, Reviews, SIMGEssentials
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Love This Giant by David Byrne & St. Vincent

Love This Giant, the collaborative album of jack-of-all-musical-trades avant-guardian, David Byrne and the twisted, power guitar princess, Annie Clark of St. Vincent, is released today, amidst a thick of critical and popular hype. The music video for “Who”, the first [...]

September 10, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“One More Time, All Together Now” by Empty Orchestra

When Empty Orchestra’s bio stated that they were oft compared to The Hold Steady, they weren’t kidding. Listening to “Broken Record”, the opening track on the Michigan septet’s newest LP, and “You Should See the Other Guy,” there were more than [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“Play. Rock. Music” by Toadies

First things first. In 1994, Toadies released Possum Kingdom and sunk into the shadows after their follow-up record was shelved. With that out of the way, we can tackle their newest release Play.Rock.Music. The years have been kind to the [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“You Belong To The Minutes” by The Ugly Club

The Northern New Jersey quintet’s follow-up to last summer’s Visions of Tall Girl EP is a far departure from the assorted, jittery songs of their earlier material. More like Wild Beasts and Miniature Tigers with a bit of The Rapture [...]

July 16, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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New Release Tuesday: Dirty Projectors vs Twin Shadow

It’s the best day of the week music lovers! Maybe you’re one of those weird people that looks forward to Friday or its newly adopted bastard cousin Thursday, but any discerning LP crate digger will tell you that the first [...]

July 10, 2012 New Music, Reviews
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“The Church Of The Good Thief” by Right Away Great Captain!

What is it about the sea that inspires such tales of tragedy and betrayal? The various oceans and rivers of the world have served as inspiration for countless songs and seem to be arenas for all different examples of human [...]

June 22, 2012 New Music
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Inner Animal by Breathing Blue

SIMGEssential We all know the feeling well. The time when the anger becomes uncontrollable. The time when your emotions take over, and someone who you didn’t even know existed rears his or her ugly head. We all know what it [...]

June 6, 2012 New Music, SIMGEssentials