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Foxygen – Hang [2017]

Foxygen – Hang [2017]

With Hang, Foxygen have proven their capacity for lavish spectacle, but they’re still at their best when they give themselves the freedom to roam. “What are we good for if we can’t make it?” Sam France wondered on the last Foxygen album, …And Star Power. It was a pertinent ...

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January 25th, 2017

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Brendan Canning – Home Wrecking Years [2016]

Brendan Canning – Home Wrecking Years [2016]

Broken Social Scene co-founder Brendan Canning has made indie songs for the dog days of summer on his new record, Home Wrecking Years. He complements breezy pop with languid, downtempo arrangements such as those heard on “Once I Was a Runner.” Canning’s delicate vocals ...

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November 24th, 2016

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The Divine Comedy – Foreverland [2016]

The Divine Comedy – Foreverland [2016]

There are certain things you expect from a Divine Comedy album, some quarter century in to his illustrious career – self-deprecating love songs and a few historical references, all sprinkled with a huge dose of whimsy. It may be six years since we last heard from Neil Hannon

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November 9th, 2016

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The Hidden Cameras – Home On Native Land [2016]

The Hidden Cameras – Home On Native Land [2016]

The aptly named Home on Native Land sees head Hidden Cameras operator Joel Gibb returning to his Canadian homeland after a long stint in Berlin, Germany. The sonic antithesis to 2014’s relatively dark, electro-pop-heavy AGE, the 14-track set can be downright bucolic at ...

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November 2nd, 2016

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Michael Nau – Mowing [2016]

Michael Nau – Mowing [2016]

From the pastel indie pop of Page France to the Americana of Cotton Jones, there’s an airiness to frontman Michael Nau’s songwriting that belies its melodic durability. His masterful instinct for arrangement, along with his reedy voice, earns Nau a place in the rock’n’roll ...

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November 1st, 2016

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