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Of Montreal: Aureate Gloom (take 2)

Aureate Gloom is momentarily great, but it becomes infuriating in a instant.

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Twenty Years, Too Fast: ‘The Past Is a Grotesque Animal: A Film About Of Montreal’

The Past Is a Grotesque Animal takes a compelling, 20-year long story, and zips far too quickly through it.

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20 Questions: Casiokids’ Omar E. Johnsen

Ever have to turn in a term paper at the last second? While your band is on tour? The day before your back gives out? Well, Of Montreal-endorsed dance-rock group Casiokids know such pain, but share a great deal of wisdom and emotional depth in this fascinating 20 Questions feature . . .

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Late Fall New Music Playlist

New releases plus a trip to a music festival gives plenty of options for a playlist

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15 Jun 2010 // 9:00 AM

20 Questions: Casiokids

Norway's latest dance-pop export has songs so catchy, they don't even feel they need to re-record their tracks in English to appeal to US listeners, and as this 20 Questions reveals, a love of all things Woody Allen, a penchant for stealing keyboards, and a wish to travel to Greece are just part of what drives this fascinating, delightful breaking band ...

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B.O.M.B. Festival: 30 May 2010 - Durham, CT

B.O.M.B. festival was a great event with a cozy atmosphere in an excellent space. Room enough for some family entertainment, live music and, more importantly, to grow in future years.

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28 May 2010 // 7:20 AM

Of Montreal: It’s one man’s band

It is perhaps the antithesis of the everyday rock band design. Onstage, the Athens, Ga., collective known as Of Montreal revels in a vibrant indie

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7 Feb 2010 // 9:57 PM

James Husband: A Parallax I

On his debut solo effort, Of Montreal multi-instrumentalist James Husband demonstrates his real knack for penning melodies, not albums.

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4 Feb 2010 // 11:00 PM

Of Montreal + James Husband: 28.Jan.2010 - Washington D.C.

Of Montreal drummer Jamey Huggins’ side project “James Husband” opened the show, with several other Of Montreal members helping him out. The sold out crowd

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2 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

of Montreal + The Ruby Suns

Kevin Barnes' individual narratives may be filled with confusion, miscommunication, and rejection, but his music's eminently inclusive.

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Of Montreal: Jon Brion Remix EP

This EP teases at what could've been: a full-fledged meeting of eccentric minds that not only works, but sounds almost exactly like what you'd expect it to.

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19 Oct 2008 // 11:06 PM

Of Montreal: Skeletal Lamping

Following Hissing Fauna, it shouldn't be too surprising that Skeletal Lamping is a bit of a let-down, but it's still a nonsensical dancefloor freakfest that only Kevin Barnes could pull off.

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For indie-pop band Of Montreal, playing can be hard work

Guitarist-vocalist Bryan Poole has worked closely with Of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes for more than a decade. But it wasn’t until last year that

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30 Sep 2007 // 10:58 PM

Various Artists: This is Next

The world is better for every new pair of ears that gets turned on to Of Montreal and Ted Leo. The only real question is this: do you really need this album to begin with?

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Of Montreal: Icons, Abstract Thee

This EP offers some tasty leftovers from Of Montreal's excellent 2007 full-length, Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?.

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COUNTERPOINT: Of Montreal

Care-free stuff or kiddy fluff? Longtime Of Montreal fan Kevin Peterson takes the band to task on some of the points that our first reviewer, Lyra Pappin, raised with reverie.

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2 Apr 2007 // 1:00 AM

Of Montreal

A friend of mine complains that his students draw dark, depressing images. I suggested they start listening to Of Montreal...

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Of Montreal: Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?

Depression, isolation, infidelity, violence; Of Montreal once more in top form.

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14 Jan 2007 // 9:02 PM

Of Montreal: Satanic Twins

Satanic Twins was meant for the club, and as a collection of club tunes, it does just fine.

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Of Montreal: Deflated Chime, Foals Flower Sibylline Responses

With only two new tracks padded with a couple old favorites, this peculiar tour EP may be best examined as if it were a 7" single.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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