Arquivo da Categoria: 2004

the dears "no cities left" 2004

Montreal’s pop group The Dears are endlessly compared to Morrissey and Blur to the point it has become tiresome. Yes, at times, a hint of the Moz comes through lead singer Murray Lightburn’s vocals. But that’s it. This band sounds … Continuar a ler

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animal collective "sung tongs" 2004

Well, no, this will NOT be everyone’s cup of tea. However, if you like Aphex Twin’s musical reductionism, Squarepusher’s disjointedness, Radiohead’s stream-of-conciousness poetry, and Matmos’s then-remembered melodic fragmentation, you will ADORE this album. Sets up a sort of harmonic mantra. … Continuar a ler

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camera obscura "underachievers plase try harder" 2004

Belle and Sebastian comparisons aside, Camera Obscura deserve to be analyzed on their own merit, of which they have much. Their arrangements drip 1960s Europop, yet still manage to sound surprisingly modern and original. The female vocals are soft and … Continuar a ler

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the concretes "the concretes" 2004

The Concretes deliver a refreshingly sweet debut drenched with early 60’s harmonies and cooled off with a charm reminiscent of The Velvet Underground. Tracks like “Say Something New” and “You Can’t Hurry Love” are instantly catchy and yet soberingly melancholy. … Continuar a ler

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the streets "a grand don’t come for free" 2004

The Street’s have followed up the ground breaking debut ‘Original Pirate Material’ with an album that proves once again great music doesn’t have to manufactured. rapidshare

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