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Nicolai Dunger and Ames Harding & the Mirage Reviewed

Nicolai Dunger – To Be Tough Similar artists: Van Morrison, Calexico, John Craigie, Rufus Wainwright Genre: Americana The future of music may well sound very retro. But don’t stop and worry about that. It’s always been this way. Ever since Bob Dylan or Van…
7.5
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Caleb Veazey and Sam Singer Reviewed

Caleb Veazey – Keep Your Love in Reach Similar artists: Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, The Band Genre: Folk rock Why do people even want to become rock stars these days? Is it because of the ever-more unlikely prospect of becoming rich and famous? Yeah, that…
7.8
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Almost Twins and Kyle Andrews Reviewed

Almost Twins – Puppeteer Similar artists: José González, Kings of Convenience Genre: Indie Folk, Folk, Indie Rock Staying in control is exhausting. Making decisions all the time leads to fatigue. And taking responsibility for your actions, as you should…
8.0
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The Flowers Of Indulgence and Nick Ray Reviewed

The Flowers Of Indulgence – 2 Dollars and 99 Cents  Similar artists: The Black Keys, The Band Genre: Folk, Classic Rock Bands and artists releasing their b-sides, demos, or previously disregarded material is nothing new. Hell, some bands go as far as to…
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Zrada and Mary Middlefield Reviewed

Zrada – Wedding Similar artists: Gogol Bordello, Queens of the Stone Age, Fucked Up, IDLES, PUP Genre: Post-Punk, Folk rock Time is money in the really rich countries or those that used to be rich for a long time. That’s why things like birthday parties…
7.5
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Rubberband Girl and Clash Valian Reviewed

Rubberband Girl – Taller Genre: Indie Folk, Folk rock, Alt Pop We should start missing being bored. Great things spring out of it. All the great artists started out by being royally bored, by being so sick of the tedious world around them that they needed to…
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Claudio Cipriani - Meek 

Modern folk often like to look at people living in the countryside or in developing nations with derision and a particular brand of fake modesty. Yet, it doesn’t take a very complex analysis to realize that they’re living out in the way that humans were built…
7.8
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Rose Hotel and Bryan McPherson Reviewed

Rose Hotel – Not Like That Similar artists: Neighbor Lady, Erin Rae, Courtney Barnett, Sharon Van Etten, Julia Jacklin Genre: Indie Folk, Psychedelic Rock, Indie Rock Self-reflection is a mighty dangerous thing. It might force you to think about things such as…