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RECORD REVIEW: THE BESNARD LAKES – THE BESNARD LAKES ARE THE ROARING NIGHT

THE BESNARD LAKES – THE BESNARD LAKES ARE THE ROARING NIGHT Outside/Jagjaguwar Buy here The Montreal indie music scene is a diverse and prolific one, giving us such gems as Plants and Animals, Wolf Parade and Arcade Fire. The Besnard Lakes are no...

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RECORD REVIEW: THE GO FIND – EVERYBODY KNOWS IT’S GONNA HAPPEN ONLY NOT TONIGHT

THE GO FIND – Everybody Knows It’s Gonna Happen Only Not Tonight Morr Music Buy here The third album by Belgian electronica wiz Dieter Sermeus Everybody Knows It’s Gonna Happen Only Not Tonight can seem a little underwhelming at...

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RECORD REVIEW: JOANNA NEWSOM (USA) – HAVE ONE ON ME
RECORD REVIEW: JOANNA NEWSOM (USA) – HAVE ONE ON ME

Label: Drag City Release Date: February 23, 2010 The new triple album from Joanna Newsom, Have One On Me, all things being fair and equal, should put her high up among the very best solo artists of all time....

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RECORD REVIEW: LOCAL NATIVES – GORILLA MANOR
RECORD REVIEW: LOCAL NATIVES – GORILLA MANOR

Label: French Kiss Release Date: 10th February, 2010 As anyone who has been in a band for keeps knows, the writing process, when ideas are spread across a myriad of personalities with disparate ambitions and interests can be simply...

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RECORD REVIEW: FOUR TET – THERE IS LOVE IN YOU
RECORD REVIEW: FOUR TET – THERE IS LOVE IN YOU

Label: Domino Release Date: 25th January, 2010 Kieran Hebden (aka Four Tet) has been making his own brand of electro experimental music for some time now. Back in 1998 he had his first venture under the moniker Four Tet...

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RECORD REVIEW: BEACH HOUSE – TEEN DREAM
RECORD REVIEW: BEACH HOUSE – TEEN DREAM

Label: Sub Pop/Bella Union Release Date: January 26, 2010   When Baltimore duo Beach House lit up the musical landscape late last year and delivered a definitive knockout track in the form of the fully formed ‘Norway’ off their...

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RECORD REVIEW: OWEN PALLETT – HEARTLAND
RECORD REVIEW: OWEN PALLETT – HEARTLAND

Label: Domino Release Date: January 12, 2010 Stepping out from behind the Final Fantasy moniker he wore for his first two albums, Canadian violinist, composer and pop music extraordinaire Owen Pallett has produced with his third, Heartland, twelve tracks laden with...

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