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Jared Mees and the Grown Children – Limber Hearts

I’ve made no secret of my love of Portland’s Tender Loving Empire. I’m their friend on Facebook. That’s right, friend. I don’t “like” them. I’m friends with them. They’re the label behind my favorite discovery since starting this site, Typhoon, … Continue reading

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Woodkid – Iron

Sometimes you can spend days looking around for new music to post and come up with nothing. All recommendations, all emails, somehow fall flat. You go back, look at old stuff, try to get that spark re-lit. Then an old … Continue reading

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Emmalee Crane

Drone/ambient is a style of music I love and I don’t think I could ever properly explain why. I wish I could, because it seems to be one of the few genres of music that I don’t know anyone else … Continue reading

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The Tallest Man on Earth – Love is All [Live on Jools Holland]

I love me some Tallest Man on Earth. I love me some “Love is All,” my favorite track off his sophomore album  The Wild Hunt and one I gave the “Must Listen” tag to. Recently, Sweden’s greatest folk export appeared … Continue reading

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Ben Sollee – Wild World (Cat Stevens Cover)

Ben Sollee originally came to my attention  (and really won me over) with a cover of Sam Cooke’s “A Change is Gonna Come.” He has a great, surprisingly soulful voice that lends itself well to covers of old songs, so … Continue reading

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Art Blakey Quintet – Once in a While

I’ve been in something of a musical funk the past few days. For some reason, I simply can’t find anything that really “hits” me. To be sure, we’ve gotten some good submissions and trolling the internet has yielded solid results, … Continue reading

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Rachel Goodrich – Light Bulb (Awesome New Republic Remix)

Rachel Goodrich makes some damned sunshiney pop music.  Her self-titled debut dropped in February and would be perfect for the sun and green of spring, so if you haven’t already checked it out head over to her bandcamp and give … Continue reading

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The Middle East – Blood

If this is any proof of what a good thing mumuplayer is, I’m still working my way through all the music I wrote down nearly a week on the first time I used it. It made me realize that being … Continue reading

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Apples to Earth

As a front note, I’m not sure what the rules are regarding “blogger credit,” but I found this one from fellow Columbus music lovers The Music Sprawl, one of my loved blogs. Be sure to check them and follow them, … Continue reading

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[Videos] Ben Sollee – Hurting/Embrace

Embarassingly, I wasn’t aware that Ben Sollee was even recording a new album. And I’m a huge fan of his–he did, after all, write my favorite song of last year. I mean, it’s one of those things were you assume … Continue reading

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