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The 18 Ways of Beginning and Ending an Album

Whether by chance or by careful planning, there is an observable pattern to intros and outros in albums. PopMatters breaks down 18 of them.

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Psalmships - ‘I Sleep Alone’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere I Sleep Alone the new album by Psalmships.

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Wesley Wolfe - ‘Numbskull’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Numbskull, the latest power-pop nugget from North Carolina's Wesley Wolfe.

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Now Hear This!: Hard Working Americans - ‘Hard Working Americans’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres the self-titled debut by Hard Working Americans, the new full-band project spearheaded by singer-songwriter Todd Snider.

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Wild Child - ‘The Runaround’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres The Runaround, the second album by up-and-coming Austin band Wild Child.

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Now Hear This!: Tommy Keene - ‘Excitement at Your Feet’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres a collection of covers by underground power pop hero Tommy Keene, Excitement at Your Feet.

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Now Hear This!: Capsula - ‘Solar Secrets’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres Solar Secrets, the latest album by Buenos Aires-bred, Bilbao-based rock outfit Capsula.

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Now Hear This!: Paper Lions - ‘My Friends’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres My Friends, the upcoming album by power-pop classicists Paper Lions.

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Now Hear This!: The Goldberg Sisters - ‘Stranger’s Morning’ (PopMatters Album Premiere)

PopMatters premieres Stranger's Morning, the new album by the Goldberg Sisters, Adam Goldberg's semi-pseudonymous musical project.

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Now Hear This!: Adam Franklin and Bolts of Melody - ‘Black Horses’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Black Horses, the latest offering by Swervedriver frontman Adam Franklin and his Bolts of Melody.

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Now Hear This!: White Dove - ‘The Hoss, the Candle’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres The Hoss, the Candle, L.A.-based White Dove's new album.

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Now Hear This!: Spider Bags - ‘Singles’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere Singles by North Carolina underground heroes Spider Bags.

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Now Hear This!: Case Studies - ‘This Is Another Life’ (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere This Is Another Life, the stunning new album by Case Studies.

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Now Hear This!: Emma Louise - ‘Vs. Head Vs. Heart’ (North American premiere)

PopMatters presents the North American premiere of Vs. Head Vs. Heart, the debut album by fast-rising Australian songwriter Emma Louise.

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Now Hear This!: Aufgang - ‘Istiklaliya’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres Istiklaliya, the new album by hybrid classical-electronic trio Aufgang.

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Now Hear This!: Radical Dads - ‘Rapid Reality’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres the latest album by Brooklyn guitar-guitar-drums trio Radical Dads, Rapid Reality.

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Now Hear This!: We Are Loud Whispers - ‘Suchness’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres Suchness, the debut album by trans-Pacific duo We Are Loud Whispers.

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Now Hear This!: The Orange Peels - ‘Sun Moon’ (album and video premiere)

PopMatters premieres Sun Moon, the latest from Bay Area indie-pop vets the Orange Peels.

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Now Hear This!: Jetman Jet Team - ‘We Will Live the Space Age’ (album premiere)

PopMatters premieres We Will Live the Space Age, the debut by Seattle noise-pop act Jetman Jet Team.

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Now Hear This!: Port St. Willow - ‘Holiday’ reissue (album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to premiere the reissue of Port St. Willow's compelling debut Holiday.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

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"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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