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Sunday, July 25 2010

Various Artists: American Velvet: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground

A new tribute album to the Velvet Underground offers up some hits and misses from a collection of mostly unknown bands that attempt to do the legendary New York group justice.

Wednesday, July 14 2010

Awesome Color: Massa Hypnos

Awesome Color once again prove that they're masters of garage-rock on their third album, Mass Hypnos, making one wonder if they will ever break out of their Detroit shell.

Monday, July 5 2010

Elk City: House of Tongues

On their fourth full length, New York's Elk City use a newly acquired European palette to lend some sophistication to their soulful indie sound.

Monday, June 28 2010

Hey Marseilles: To Travels & Trunks

On their debut album, Folkestral, the seven members of Seattle's Hey Marseilles wear their hearts, and songwriting chops, on their sleeves.

Wednesday, June 23 2010

What Laura Says: Bloom Cheek

The psychedelic-tinged What Laura Says deliver their second full length, a more focused and layered effort, on Mike Robinson of the Annuals' label.

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