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DJWWWW: U.S.M!

The enigmatic DJWWWW delivers a slice of ultra-modern internet pie with the schizophrenic U.S.M!

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The Best Avant-Garde and Experimental Albums of 2014

With new albums from icons like Swans, the continued proliferation of vaporwave, and a bevy of exciting new acts, 2014 has been a wonderful year for experimental and avant-garde music.

Andrew McDonald
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New Dreams Ltd.: Initiation Tape: Isle of Avalon Edition

The vaporwave wudnerkind returns with her most accomplished release in years.

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This Is Not Your Bloody Valentine: 10 Essential Non-'Loveless' Shoegaze Albums

Despite all the criticism and perhaps unworthy purple praise, there remains virtually a whole movement people ignore outside of its pink, hazy zenith.

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Introduction to Identification: Abed in 'Community'

Synecdoche. Diegesis. Star Wars. Pop Culture. Cool Cool. Open a TV Tropes tab as we look into Abed’s identity in Community.

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Meat and Bone

This is an album made for its own sake. The sounds aren’t so much a throwback as they are a throwaside -- to a world we didn’t reach.

Andrew McDonald
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