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Lost Classic Or Self-Indulgent Folly? Gene Clark's 'No Other' Redefines Country Rock

A flop in 1974, but now looked on as one of popular music's finest albums, does this expansive 4AD reworking of Gene Clark's No Other confirm its greatness, or reveal a case of the emperor's new clothes?

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Big Thief's 'U.F.O.F.' Embraces the Unknown and the Unknowable

Big Thief's third album U.F.O.F. is a sublime odyssey where the journey blithely overshadows the destination. U.F.O.F. is an almost perfect album.

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The Lemon Twigs Have Written a Rites of Passage Musical About a Chimp

On Go to School, the Lemon Twigs have taken a lot of what made the first part of the 1970's vibrant and colorful and fascinating and applied those things to a contemporary work.

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Methyl Ethel: Everything Is Forgotten

Methyl Ethel might not forge anything very unique in their introspection, yet their power to possess still manages to yield results.

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Various Artists: Day of the Dead

Aaron and Bryce Dessner have masterfully assembled a dizzying array of contemporary artists to reinterpret the songs of the Grateful Dead.

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The Curious Art of Wrapping Music

With the 'gratuity' of music fostered by digital ubiquity came a renewed, exacting demand for magic artefacts.

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Camera Obscura: 4AD Session

There simply isn't enough to make this installment in the 4AD Session series more than just a mild curiosity.

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Camera Obscura - "Troublemaker" (video)

Dreary, sweet, sci-fi and twee.

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inc.: no world

inc.’s no world is an electronic-leaning album with indie credentials.

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Now Hear This!: Stornoway - 'Tales from Terra Firma' (US album premiere)

PopMatters is pleased to present the U.S. premiere on Stornoway's latest album, Tales from Terra Firma.

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Zomby: Nothing EP

UK DJ offers up a sampling of outtakes.

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His Name Is Alive: The Eclipse

There is no story; or if there is a story, it isn’t well written. The album plays like a collection of out-takes, some of them quite beautiful but nonetheless without cohesion.

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: Before Today

Some thought that Ariel Pink would be nothing without his tape fuzz and helplessness. Man, were they wrong.

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The Big Pink: A History of Love

UK duo gets fuzzy and epic on their debut tribute to '90s shoegaze.

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The Lines: Flood Bank

Band leader Rico Conning calls this a "Pulp Fiction" edit of his excellent post-punk band's only two full-length albums.

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