Mise En Abyme, an arty electro-rock band from Portland, exist in the small band realm -- this is their third album, but they're making no great play for accessibility.
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"After a four year break since her last album, Rachael Yamagata reveals a love of spreadsheets, a love for Streisand, and why it's totally OK to suck at playing guitar.