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My Brightest Diamond Launches a Champagne Supernova with Her New Album

My Brightest Diamond: "Just writing something simple can be really powerful. I think it's taken me a long time to do something simple and feel it is enough."

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Laura Veirs Creates a Rich, Luxurious Sound on 'The Lookout'

After the comparatively brash Warp And Weft, the geology-pop legend Laura Veirs returns with a more elaborate, luxurious sound for her tenth long-player.

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The Staves and yMusic: The Way Is Read

A folk-pop trio meets a chamber ensemble. The results? Inconclusive.

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Matthew Fountain and the Whereabouts - 'Born on the Hook' (album stream) (premiere)

Indie rockers Matthew Fountain and the Whereabouts create something totally new as they delve into the unknown with their eclectic blend of organic and synthetic instruments.

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Lady Lazarus: All My Love in Half Light

An elegiac quality pervades All My Love in Half Light, steeped in the melancholy of a ghost adrift on the marshes of Wuthering Heights, unable to find a home to haunt.

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Jordan Klassen: Kindness EP

Jordan Klassen decks his pretty tunes out with bountiful arrangements that don't grant them weight, but instead draw attention to where his songwriting could stand to be a little heavier.

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Laura Veirs: July Flame

Richly textured, full of orchestral flourishes, and yet often beautifully simple.


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