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The 60 Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, the 60 best albums of 2007 included many of the 2000s' best albums.

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Okkervil River: Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition)

Okkervil River return to their surreptitious magnum opus, and for that, we are grateful.

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Okkervil River: The Silver Gymnasium

The Silver Gymnasium is Will Sheff's best work with Okkervil River, and it contains his hardest truths. Going home is never quite going back.

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Okkervil River - 'The Silver Gymnasium' (new album / stream) + Tour Dates

Okkervil River will release their new album 'The Silver Gymnasium' on September 3rd via ATO Records and today the band presents the lyric video for the new song, "It Was My Season".

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Murder By Death: Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon finds the Murder By Death paradigm in place -- tapping and merging American roots music to yield songs at once cinematic in scope and presentation and literary in their lyrical construction and themes.

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Okkervil River + Titus Andronicus + Future Islands: 8 June 2011 - Boston

At first listen, the melancholy “post-wave” of Future Islands, the aggressive thrashing of Titus Andronicus and the pop-bombast of Okkervil River could not be more contrasting.

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SXSW 2010: But Can It Be Monetized?

After five days of sun, beer, panel discussions and performances from sun up 'til sun up, what have we learned? Brand yourself, exploit social media, and make some music once in a while.

Jayson Harsin
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Okkervil River: Pop Lie EP

Okkervil River's Pop Lie explores our roles in creating celebrity and deconstructing dreams, with the swirling sugar-rush of synthesizers and irresistible high-energy hook of the single.

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Okkervil River: The Stand Ins

Okkervil River is poised for greatness and The Stand Ins may very well be the record to take them there.

Joseph Carver
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Okkervil River

Okkervil River has become part of the growing body of hyper-referential, linked-in art that represents the fractured yet joyous way we accumulate knowledge on and off the information superhighway.

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Okkervil River: The Stage Names

Okkervil River's new album is filled with moments that remind us again why this band is considered one of the finest indie rock groups in the US.

Dan Raper
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Okkervil River: The Presidents Dead

Okkervil River provides a focused and complex pair of songs using unexpected colors and surprising tones.

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Okkervil River: Black Sheep Boy Appendix

Austin folkies spin their dark pop web further into the depths with a mini-album, using recent B-sides as a jumping-off point, that rivals this band-on-the-rise's most solid efforts to date.

Zack Adcock
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Okkervil River: Black Sheep Boy

This reviewer's early, although confident, pick for Album of the Year.

Jill LaBrack
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Okkervil River: Sleep and Wake-Up Songs

Okkervil River, in 5 gorgeous songs, lay to waste many critics' 'best-of' picks.

Jill LaBrack
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