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Old-time memory: Nathan Wiley and Deborah Stokol

Deborah Stokol – The Wife of Bath: Alysoun’s Tale Genre: Indie Folk, Folk, Americana I’m finally nearing the end of one of literature’s most famous novels, one that, granted, I should have probably read by now. That would have been sparred me a…
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Evil’s going on: Salvo and daidrum reviewed by Alt77

daidrum – The New Witch Annie Izzard Genre: Folk, Psychedelic Rock It would only make sense that, after years of wandering in the wilderness, guitar music would return to its old ways and purpose. Once a method to tell stories and a way to congregate with…
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Spiritual misdirect: Moon Walker and Qwinn reviewed

Qwinn – Fall Down, Fall Up In a bizarre twist, making music stores obsolete comes at just the right time to save you from emptying your wallet. While many people might be complaining about the lack of great, new music, I argue that there has never been as much good…
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Brave and vulnerable: Spork Bogart and Kylie V reviewed

Kylie V – Solace What exactly were you doing at your most vulnerable? While common wisdom dictates this to be the best time for digging into those feelings and turning them into immortal art, chances are that you were overeating, binging on television shows, and…
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Strange folk: Daniel God Damn Byrom & Killer Bee reviewed

Killer Bee – Bluebird It’s a cliche, perhaps, but rock and rap musicians tend to write about the good times either just before they’ve lived them or just before any of the consequences begin being felt. This is not just the fault of the rock and rap…
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Don’t turn away: Farees and Pixel Grip reviewed

Pixel Grip – Pursuit It’s always dangerous, if you’re trying to be a critic of anything, to know too much about the subjects you’re reviewing. Knowing what to expect, which boxes to stick them into, what artists your subjects are ripping off, makes…