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The Control Group keeps sweetening us with the sounds of Sweden

Vosta Gotalands and Ian Mariam Wallentin & Andreas Werliin are a married Gonthenburg, Sweden couple who make warm butterscotch sauce on vanilla ice cream music with just voice and some drums and a little sound splash here and there. Their band Wildbirds & Peacedrums is coming to the States in September, but let their new […]

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I believe in "Lita"

Did anyone just hear that Nurses song on KEXP, “Lita” from their new Dead Oceans album Apple’s Acre? I’m not super-familiar with the band, but my ears perked up at this tidy little track. I hear a bit of Animal Collective influence in it, and it’s haunting without being dark. It shuffles along, simple percussion […]

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Sounds Familyre releases album by long-time underground artist

Glen Galloway, of noise-gospel avatars Soul Junk, said of Dan Zimmerman, “Think about when you found all those Scott Walker albums, all those R. Stevie Moore tapes. There’s a personality preserved in its own space, an old friend you knew nothing about …” You probably haven’t heard of Dan Zimmerman, whose full-length Cosmic Patriot is […]

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See Tiny Vipers at the Fremont Abbey on Saturday

Chelsea blogged about a then-forthcoming Tiny Vipers record called Life on Earth not too long ago, which was just released less than two weeks ago on Sub Pop to critical acclaim. After touring the east coast, Jesi Fortino brings her Tiny Vipers alias, voice and guitar to the Fremont Abbey Arts Center for her CD release show Saturday night. […]

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