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Parasol’s Top Ten

1. Lloyd, Richard "The Radiant Monkey" (Parasol) 2. Tulsa "I Was Submerged" (Park The Van) 3. Wooden Shjips "S-T" (Holy Mountain) 4. La...
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Mapmaker

Loud. Explosive. Urgent. These words could only describe two things: me in the bathroom after a Dos Reales burrito and the music of Parts and Labor. T...
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In Our Nature

There is something fundamentally different in José Gonzalez new album, In Our Nature, than in his first album, Veneer. The classical guitar is still p...
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Scaling Mount Eerie

Mount Eerie (formerly known as The Microphones) is a musical project led by frontman Phil Elverum who has been releasing CDs since ’98 and playing gui...
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Yondering Back Home

The quiet brick paths of Urbana worked as a petri dish for the festering talent of two college lads. Yonder Mountain String Band’s Dave Johnston and J...