7.8
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Flashlight Faces and Thunder Boys Reviewed

Flashlight Faces – Things That Walked You used to be able to look at many rock musicians and imagine all of the crazy things that they must have done before settling on this career. And nice, cute-crazy, either. The majority of them looked, walked, and talked like…
8.0
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Mary Ocher and Cate Kileva Reviewed

Mary Ocher – The Rubaiyat Medley Among the seemingly least important things that a high school student is taught and then gets quizzed on are poetry and organic chemistry. One of them, at least, will be used by some of the students to manufacture illegal drugs. Now…
8.0
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Long Distances and Nicole Marxen Reviewed

Long Distances – Lovesong for an Apocalypse Can you imagine how much work must go into fashioning a world-class athlete? Think about all of the hours of training, visualization, and mental strengthening. And is that not just something that the athlete has to do?
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Lopez & Arevalos - TELEION

Ancient tales are amazing, and they do just enough to get you depressed if you’re one of the people who believe individuals have progressed to a marvelous extent. Yes, those tales are usually told in a jargon that few can decipher anymore. Yet, once it is translated, it…
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Ariel My Friend - Other Things

You may only get a shot at being truly angry in your life with few consequences and repercussions, but you had better take it. Responsibilities tend to rush in at some point, energy is less and can’t be wasted, and, worst of all, you may become part of the things that you…
7.8
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sequela and Lozenge Reviewed

sequela – Zavander If you go by teen dramas, being in a band while you’re still a kid is your one-way ticket to fame, fortune, or at least a kind of giddy happiness. Strap on a guitar, get in front of people, and the world will suddenly open up to you.
8.3
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Michal Gutman and The Sky Is Falling Reviewed

Michal Gutman – Architecture Similar artists: Laurie Anderson, John Cale, Robert Wyatt, Tuxedomoon Genre: Indie Rock, Dream Pop, Alternative Rock There’s enough fear to go around. Especially these days. Your friendly news bulletin would like to remind you of…
8.0
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Nepal Death and Sólstrauman Reviewed

Nepal Death – With Her (Kali the Mother) Genre: Psychedelic Rock I love psychedelic rock music, especially if it promises to be inspired or tied to some exotic spiritual movement. Do you know who the only ones who love this more than I do? Wealthy westerns. Upon…
7.5
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Bleary Eyed and Luke Smith Reviewed

Bleary Eyed – Shimmer Away Similar artists: They Are Gutting a Body of Water, Full Body 2, Knifeplay, feeble little horse Genre: Shoegaze Reality makes a lot of demands, and it’s only natural that nearly everyone with the power to do so will try to escape…