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Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for March
28 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM
PopMatters previews some of March's most compelling new releases, including works from the Magnetic Fields, Julia Holter, Bowerbirds, and more.
Bowerbirds: The Clearing
14 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM
Folk outfit Bowerbirds' third album flirts with jazz and rock without clouding the rustic simplicity that first put the band on the map.
Bowerbirds: Upper Air
4 Aug 2009 // 4:00 PM
Bowerbirds' approach hasn't changed much at all on their second album, but we're not complaining.
Bowerbirds - "Overcome With Light" (video)
7 Jun 2012 // 2:43 AM
Even at its brightest moments, such as the appropriately-titled “Overcome with Light”, The Clearing feels dark. Each track seems to emerge out of a deep dusk, and none can free themselves entirely of the shadows. But it is in the midst of this very shroud of sorrow that the album stands as a testament to hope. -- Emma H. Sundstrom