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Do you believe in God? (re)discover 10 songs that examine the subject of faith/personal beliefs with unique perspectives.
With the release of their sophomore album Who Killed Harry Houdini?, the many members of I’m From Barcelona have cast aside the elated revelry of childhood for an insightful look at adult life.
Animal Collective has always been boldly experimental with not only the shape and texture of its songs, but the enticing sounds crammed into each moment.
Momentarily best known for backup vocals on the rap track, “Where’d You Go,” teen-friendly Holly Brook has more to boast than just background music.
A Fine Frenzy is 22-year-old Alison Sudol, a gently melancholy songstress who offers whispered pleas for mercy on her debut album, One Cell in the Sea. The album is comprised of 14 tracks ranging from alternative pop to indie soul.
The epitome of today’s youth, recording of an artist. Mario Spinetti’s attention to passion is traced with purity. Portrait by Danny Tidwell
Almost twenty years into their turbulent career, Mercury Rev has outdone itself even by its own standards with the bands latest offering, Snowflake Midnight.
Rogue Wave is the incarnation of singer and guitarist Zach Schwartz, a former member of the Bay Area band, the Desoto Reds. When Rogue lost his job as a dot-comer, he headed for New York to team up with producer Bill Racine and lay down the tracks for Rogue Wave’s debut album.
The Bird and the Bee’s pop-oriented lounge music on Ray Guns Are Not Just The Future could soundtrack any given day in the life, from a lazy summer afternoon, to a casual night club, to a bumpin’ dance floor.
Kevin Barnes, the prodigal ringleader behind Of Montreal, took the notion of suffering for one’s art to a whole new level with the 2007 release of Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer? Now, only a year later, Barnes and co. are back with Skeletal Lamping.