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  • 9 years ago

    Murder Mystery is a pop band with a soul and a brain, expert at turning out catchy, hard-rocking, intelligent music in the mode of Nick Lowe, Magnetic Fields, or Talking Heads. There's isn't a single weak track on their self-released debut, Are Yo...

  • 9 years ago

    Mishka Shubaly's How to Make a Bad Situation Worse is a dark gem packed with alcohol-guzzling rants, paralyzing depression, and sinister humor (often taking the form of bodily functions). The sardonic Brooklynite's ominous, rumbling baritone frame...

  • 9 years ago

    This oddly named band isn't from Scotland (although it's obvious they've listened to more than a few Belle and Sebastian albums), nor are they especially religious, although a vague secular spirituality does infuse some of the tunes. The Chicago b...


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