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Red hot in the dark

March 18th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Alt-country, Alt-rock, Ambient, Electronica, Folk/Acoustic, Music, Pop/Rock, post-rock, Various

Album Review: Dark Was the Night: Red Hot Compilation – Various Artists 8/10 Most posts of Red Hot Organization’s ‘Dark Was the Night’ compilation begin with a summary dismissal of compilations in general, and particularly those in the name of charity. If such projects are as bad as people say, ‘Dark Was the Night’ – […]

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Feist – The Reminder

May 7th, 2007 · No Comments · Alt-country, Alt-rock, Best of 2007, Folk/Acoustic, Music, Pop/Rock

Beguiling second album 8/10 Not being familar with her first solo effort or previous (pre-Broken Social Scene) encarnations in the Canadian punk scene and beyond, it was something of a surprise to come across this album. Such is the massive (frequently brilliant) overloading of Broken Social Scene’s musical pallette that Feist’s vocals are often buried […]

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