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Various Artists: American Velvet: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground

A new tribute album to the Velvet Underground offers up some hits and misses from a collection of mostly unknown bands that attempt to do the legendary New York group justice.

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Awesome Color: Massa Hypnos

Awesome Color once again prove that they're masters of garage-rock on their third album, Mass Hypnos, making one wonder if they will ever break out of their Detroit shell.

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Elk City: House of Tongues

On their fourth full length, New York's Elk City use a newly acquired European palette to lend some sophistication to their soulful indie sound.

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Hey Marseilles: To Travels & Trunks

On their debut album, Folkestral, the seven members of Seattle's Hey Marseilles wear their hearts, and songwriting chops, on their sleeves.

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What Laura Says: Bloom Cheek

The psychedelic-tinged What Laura Says deliver their second full length, a more focused and layered effort, on Mike Robinson of the Annuals' label.

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Class Actress: Journal of Ardency EP

Former singer/songwriter Elizabeth Harper trades in her guitar for '80s electro-pop with new Brooklyn trio, Class Actress, and their provocative debut EP, Journal of Ardency.

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Light Pollution: Apparitions

Carpark Records' newest signing, Light Pollution, experiment within the confines of their hazy psych-pop sound to create a solid debut album.

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Medications: Completely Removed

Recorded at Devin Ocampo’s home studio, Medications find their niche between off-kilter rhythms and poppy hooks on Completely Removed, a scaled-back album that focuses on a more standard verse-chorus-verse structure than their previous records.

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New Young Pony Club: The Optimist

New Young Pony Club cling to the remains of their former scene and attempt to follow-up their successful debut with their latest album, The Optimist.

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Phosphorescent: Here's to Taking It Easy

Matthew Houck of Phosphorescent incorporates the full band sound of his 2009 Willie Nelson tribute album into his first all-original full length album since 2007 and creates the best album of his career.

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Hole: Nobody's Daughter

As the sole original member, Courtney Love brings her freshly recruited band-mates and a whole lot of her signature angst to Hole's first full length in over ten years, Nobody's Daughter.

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White Hills: White Hills

With the help of Oneida’s Kid Millions, space-rock duo White Hills craft another full-length that will appeal to fans of their lumbering psychedelic sound.

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Pit Er Pat: The Flexible Entertainer

Now cut down from a trio to a duo, Pit Er Pat carve out a new identity on their minimalistic and European-influenced new album, The Flexible Entertainer.

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