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Courtney Barnett- Pedestrian at Best

Courtney Barnett has got to be one of the best musicians around at the moment. I dare anyone to come up with an artist who manages to be wordy and erudite and yet manage to come up with this killer …

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Jose’ Gonzalez – Leaf Off/The Cave

Some artists can pull off the same stunt over and over again, and yet they manage to still sound great despite a very signature sound. Jose’ Gonzalez is one of those artists. Leaf Off/The Cave is a typical Gonzalez tune. …

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Oscar – Daffodil Days

I remember last summer coming across a track called still like you by a relatively unknown artist called Oscar. The track itself was a peppy poppy number with cool lyrics filled with emotion. Six months later and Oscar is now …

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Viet Cong – Continental Shelf

Back in the mid ’00′s there was a Canadian band called Women. They released two albums stuffed with indie-pop hooks and post-punk rhythms, topped with a layer of frazzled psychedelia. Then they split up and disappeared. Until last year, when …

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Marika Hackman – Ophelia

After the 1:02 mark of Marika Hackman’s Ophelia, the track just opens up. What I mean is that Ophelia starts off quietly, and you’d expect a hushed strummy track, but WHAM! – this drumbeat just stomps in, and you get …

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Yokan System – Yokan Teresa

Today’s track hails from Japan, via the ever interesting Ample Play label. The band is Yokan System, and their debut single, Yokan Teresa is a mixture of garage style guitar with the type of dreamy vocals you’d hear on 4AD. …

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Gorgeous Bully – Dumb Ideals

Who is Gorgeous Bully?? There’s virtually no information about the guy at all, just music. It’s definitely a case of letting the tunes speak for themselves, and he does release a lot of great stuff. Dumb Ideals is a new …

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Waxahatchee – Air

It looks like the class of 2013 are returning with their second (or third in this case) efforts! A lot of artists from that year are already releasing teasers, and Waxahatchee is the next one! Whenever I listen to Waxahatchee, …

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Doldrums – Hotfoot

One thing about being a reviewer is that you’re ALWAYS on the search for the perfect track, and then when once you hear it you move on, and the search starts again. Well I’ve just first heard my WOW track …

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Meat Wave – Brother

Before listening to this track, ask yourself the following questions: Do you like punningly titled monikers? Do you like punk blasts? Do you like screamy vocals? Do you like weirdly catchy tunes? If you answered YES then Meat Wave will …

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