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Erin Costelo: We Can Get Over

Erin Costelo's most recent full-length, We Can Get Over, has its moments but ultimately feels a little stale.

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Elim Bolt: Nude South

Johnnie Edward Matthews III leads his new band, Elim Bolt, to enviable heights on Nude South.

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Goodnight, Texas: A Long Life of Living

Two members a country away come together to provide one of the most unique and original Americana records of the year.

Steven Spoerl
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Each Other: Heavily Spaced

Just wait and see.

D.M. Edwards
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Mountain Sounds: Mountain Sounds

Frank Castillejos and Tim Hoyt's duo project Mountain Sounds conjures up stunningly elegant prog-pop on their self-titled debut.

Steven Spoerl
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Plume Giant: Callithump

Plume Giant defy genre as a band that mixes genres at their whim. Fortunately, their concoctions are brilliant.

Steven Spoerl
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The Letter Yellow: Walking Down the Streets

The Letter Yellow's debut record is composed of sweet spots but loses some soul in its safeness.

Steven Spoerl
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Cory Woodward: The Truth

Cory Woodward's The Truth is a sign that he's well on his way to making something truly great.

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Carrousel: 27 rue de mi'chelle

27 rue de mi'chelle is a record chalk-full of compelling of "dream-pop/folk".

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Ryan Darton: I Am a Moth

A unique and engaging spin on the singer/songwriter genre.

Steven Spoerl
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Beaver Nelson: Macro/Micro

Beaver Nelson is a tremendously versatile artist and goes to great lengths to prove it on his latest CD/DVD set, Macro/Micro.

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Caramelo: Ride

Ride features a band at an intriguing musical crossroads.

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Future Twin: Future Twin (Deluxe Edition)

Future Twin Deluxe Edition combines a stellar 7" with a fantastic EP for a worthy compilation.

Steven Spoerl
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Jenny Berkel: Here on a Wire

Here on a Wire is an incredible debut, fully-formed and haunting.

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Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost: Born There

Bob Reuter delivers a dozen blistering tracks from his kitchen during a bypass recovery period.

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The Corduroy Road: Two Step Silhouette

The Corduroy Road's Two Step Silhouette is pure and simplistic Americana full of down-home charm.

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Mason Brothers: Ghost Season

Ghost Season continues the Mason Brothers' winning streak in impressive fashion.

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The Nightmare River Band: Last Goodbye

Last Goodbye is a barn-burner from start to finish with bright-burning flames. One of 2012's best.

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Screen Door Porch: The Fate and the Fruit

The Fate and the Fruit is an excellent record from two very talented multi-instrumentalists staking out their spot in contemporary roots music.

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The Mowgli's: Sound the Drum

The Mowgli's make good on the promise of their stellar 7" from earlier this year. Sound the Drum is a perfect record for open roads in the middle of summer. Powerpop done right.

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Wordsmith: King Noah

King Noah showcases Wordsmith's understanding of hip-hop and stakes a claim for his continued relevancy.

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King Washington: The Gears

The Gears, King Washington's debut LP, is a smart collection of songs that gives a modern edge to a very prominent '60s pop influence.

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Ben Powell: New Street

New Street is a stunning record that loses itself in the latter half.

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4two7: Internal Dialogue

4two7 has DJ'ed, produced, and managed talent since the 1990's. Now, he finally gets a chance to showcase his artistic vision and he makes the most of it.

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The Right Now: Gets Over You

The Right Now are having their own kind of revival right now and emerging as the first true successor of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.

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Honheehonhee: Shouts

Energy and instrumental flourishes don't translate into great songs on this Montreal band's debut.

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Bomb the Music Industry!: Vacation

The band may not have completely revolutionized the music industry, but they have crafted an incredibly joyous, infectious listen -- the perfect summer album.

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A Sunny Day in Glasgow: Autumn, Again

Autumn, Again is a sort of odds and sods collection intended for fans as a reward for supporting the band for the scant four years it has been in existence. Only the most diehard of those who enjoy this group will, alas, find anything worthy of substance to be found.

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Us3: Say What!?

It's been 14 years since "Cantaloop"; what's Us3 up to, anyway?

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Veil Veil Vanish: Into a New Mausoleum

Sure, Veil Veil Vanish sounds like the Cure, but at least they do a good job at it.

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