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Nightwatch: Julia Daigle and Burly Gates reviewed by Alt77

Burly Gates – 6/7 Genre: Garage Rock Similar artists: Vundabar, Thee Oh Sees, Twin Peaks, Black Lips We all understand the world around us by the stories we tell and the ones being told to us. This is simply how our minds work, how communities have stuck…
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Future punks: Public Body and Garbanatos reviewed

Garbanotas – Hey Love Genre: Dream-pop, Rock, Punk There’s only so much that you can sit around playing power-chords and choppy rhythms without beginning to wonder what other sorts of sounds those instruments can produce. It’s only natural that by…
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Nebuleuse - PR1 (Review)

Nebuleuse makes dream music constructed by silky, transcendent guitar leads. But, while others go full Buckethead (or at least attempt it) and wander through a blazing succession of guitar notes, Nebuleuse opts for more subtle echo and reverb-drenched guitar…
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Jonathan Crean - Dial-a-Devotion (Review)

Sometimes things just come together seamlessly, like on “Dial-a-Devotion” the track by bedroom pop-folkie Jonathan Crean. Yes, this kind of dreamy, depressing sound is the belle du jour of the pop world, but Crean’s melodies and production are enough to…
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Lower Dens

Lower Dens is a band from Baltimore, Mayland that does a great job at creating a hazy, nocturnal indie-rock sound. The group is equally good at creating dense, languid soundscapes of dream pop or favoring more tense arrangements and vocals that echo folk-punk and indie rock…