Articles tagged baroque pop

The Velvet Teen: All Is Illusory

It's good to have them back, if only for the promise of the next album.

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8 Jun 2015 // 9:23 AM

Ducktails - “Surreal Exposure” (audio) + Tour Dates

Real Estate frontman Matt Mondanile’s is about to release his fifth baroque pop solo album under the moniker Ducktails and today sees the release of his latest single, "Surreal Exposure".

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21 May 2015 // 3:05 AM

San Fermin: Jackrabbit

San Fermin's second outing offers extensive chamber pop that's both exhilarating and exhausting.

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Emily Kempf – “Dynamite” (video) (Premiere)

Horses galloping through city streets and a slew of vivid costume changes enhance Chicago songstress Emily Kempf's anachronistic, avant-garde baroque dream pop ditty "Dynamite".

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Counterbalance: Scott Walker - ‘Scott 4’

Anybody seen the 499th most acclaimed album of all time pass this way? I saw him playing chess with Death yesterday. His crusade was a search for God. A 1969 baroque-pop cult favorite is this week's Counterbalance.

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Jacco Gardner - “Find Yourself” (audio) + New Album Announcement

Vocoder-esque effects meets a spaghetti western aura in the newest single by Jacco Gardner, "Find Yourself", off of his just-announced LP Hypnophobia.

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22 Oct 2014 // 2:05 AM

Stars: No One Is Lost

No One Is Lost is undoubtedly a fun album, but it very much gets lost in its own narrative.

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15 Oct 2014 // 4:00 AM

Vashti Bunyan: Heartleap

Vashti Bunyan is given the final word on a sporadic yet influential career with the organic swan song Heartleap.

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Jens Lekman: An Argument With Myself EP

This EP cements and solidifies Lekman’s status as one of the most dependable and vital songwriters at work today.

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The Ladybug Transistor: Clutching Stems

Clutching Stems is cohesive and enjoyable, but it also makes one wonder what could have been had the band decided to reach for the sky, as opposed to being content to just lounge about on the beach.

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Peter Bjorn and John: Gimme Some

For all intents and purposes, Gimme Some is the logical follow-up that should have come on the heels of Writer’s Block.

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Owen Pallett: A Swedish Love Story EP

A Swedish Love Story is a gifted EP in its own right, and a welcome addition to the ever expanding catalogue of Owen Pallett.

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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