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  Artist: The Front Bottoms Album: Back On Top Genre: Indie-rock, Rock ‘n’ Roll (What does that even mean?) Recommended if you like: Modern Baseball, blink-182, Sorority Noise, Tigers Jaw   When The Front Bottoms announced that they signed to a new label, leaving Bar/None Records, I had mixed feelings about how this album would turn out. Especially because the label they happened to sign to was Fueled By Ramen,...

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  Artist: Modest Mouse Album: Strangers to Ourselves Genre: Alternative Rock Recommended if you like: The Shins, Death Cab For Cutie, The Arcade Fire, Ugly Casanova It has been eight years since Modest Mouse’s last full length album. They return with this interesting addition after canceling a tour, releasing an EP, and losing their founding bassist, Eric Judy. I say interesting because I think that the fans were expecting...

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Folkwave Duo Dazzles with Dreamy Debut Artist: Field Division                                   Release Date: October 2014 Album: Reverie State                                  Rating:★★★½ out of 5 stars Recommended If You Like: Folkwave, King Crimson, Fleetwood Mac, Enya, Indie, Nightime roadtrip music First off, it should be known: I love dreamy bands. No, not that kind. Music that gets you dreaming and takes your ears and mind on a...

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Daphni — JIAOLONG

Daphni — JIAOLONG


Posted By on Oct 12, 2012

Caribou is from Ontario. So is Manitoba. Now, Daphni is too. They are all pet bands headed by Dan Snaith, a Canadian multi-instrumentalist and doctor of mathematics who toured with Radiohead this year. Caribou isn’t really the thing you’d play in a discotheque, but Daphni unequivocally and absolutely is. “JIAOLONG” is a 9-song swath of vaguely ethnic club beats, laid down in parts like thick syrup and lifted in others like angel...

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