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Mysterious album sessions near a volcano? Multiple copies of the same disc leaked online? Citing bulldozers for inspiration? The latest Akron/Family album is the band's most daring yet, and Miles Seaton sits down with PopMatters to set things straight (somewhat).
02 Mar 2011
The latest helping of left-field psych-folk from the Brooklyn outfit is one of 2011’s first great albums.
09 Feb 2011
Impressions from a single listen of the forthcoming album, S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT, music that is quintessentially American.
10 Jan 2011
Brooklyn's exhilarating folk-prog-jazz quartet hit a rough spot last year, as Ryan Vanderhoof left and the remaining three members had to rethink what it meant to be a band. The shake-up led to profound changes in Akron/Family's sound and approach to music.
04 May 2009
With its third album in two years Akron/Family takes another snapshot of its continuously evolving musical journey. Meek Warrior's free jazz freak outs may surprise some fans, but bass player Miles Seaton shrugs it off, saying, 'We just want to keep capturing wherever we are along the way.'
10 Oct 2006
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