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Deer Tick: Divine Providence

Led by singer-songwriter John McCauley, alt-country group Deer Tick has been appearing since 2004 with an ever-varying array of band members. Their perseverance and devotion to their gritty folk rock has paid o...
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Kelly Hogan: Plan To Cry

For the past 11 years, Atlanta native Kelly Hogan has been working as a backup singer, and in lending her exceptional voice to other acts has picked up devoted admirers of her own. For her first solo album sinc...
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Angel Olsen: Half Life, Half Strange

It’s easy to envision Angel Olsen in a darkened room, singing melodies to keep herself company in a strange candlelit world where death is not regarded with grave fear but with curiosity. Driven by her voice an...
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Field Report: Not Waiting Anymore

After a stint in the now-defunct band DeYarmond Edison (along with Justin Vernon/Bon Iver), Chris Porterfield of Field Report effectively called the music scene quits but continued to write his own songs. A pat...
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Ultraísta: Strange Formula

With its dense and fluid layers of electronics and haunting vocals, Ultraísta’s self-titled debut album, released Oct. 2, has sparked a feverish and growing interest. Chopped and glitched samples overlap and bl...
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The Skies Revolt: Making Moves

Since the release of their debut album, Some Kind Of Cosmonaut, alternative rock quartet The Skies Revolt are making a name for themselves with their offbeat and dynamic indie rock sound punctuated with heavy p...