Articles tagged secretly canadian

2 Oct 2014 // 2:05 AM

Electric Youth: Innerworld

"This year... in a world... 'A Real Hero' will rise again! But this time it's not alone."

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“I Operate Much Better When There’s a Lot to Lose”: An Interview with John Vanderslice

Having found a brand new sense of independence, John Vanderslice is making music directly for his fans, and speaks to PopMatters unflinchingly about his career, Kickstarter, his personal heartbreaks, and all that went into making Dagger Beach, his latest opus.

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Richard Swift and Damien Jurado - Other People’s Songs (new album / MP3)

A deliciously eccentric covers record offered entirely for free via a freshly minted tumblr page, in their own words, "these recordings came about spontaneously, and we wanted to share them in the same manner."

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Here We Go Magic: Pigeons

Pigeons may not be the defining moment all the blog buzz hinted at, and Luke Temple may still have several rough patches to smooth out in his songwriting process, but with Here We Go Magic's subtly enchanting second record, it sure is fun to listen to him work out the kinks.

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Damien Jurado: Saint Bartlett

Saint Bartlett won't change the opinion of anyone who's already had his or her mind made up on Damien Jurado, but for those awaiting a welcome fork in the road, the record more than satisfies. It's arguably the best front-to-back record of his career.

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24 Feb 2009 // 10:30 AM

The Hold Steady frontman illuminates the importance of this '80s MOR Midwestern hardcore band.

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