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Forum: Off The Beaten Track

Nobody's reviews of music you are unlikely to see in the music press.

  1. Eric Copeland - Hermaphrodite

    What do David Byrne, John Coltrane, The Boredoms, Pink Floyd, Christian Fennesz, Suicide, Brian Eno and Van Morrison have in common? These...

    Started by nobody, 21st September 2008 09:58
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  2. David Vandervelde - Waiting for the Sunrise

    I was going to try to do one amateur mini-review a week (must'n overdo it), but why be restrictive. So here is another one. I am working my way...

    Started by nobody, 4th September 2008 17:45
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  3. Delta Spirit - Ode To Sunshine

    About time I post a new find. This debut album has all the elements for a kick-ass Southern-rock revival. A full-throated frontman whose voice...

    Started by nobody, 19th October 2008 13:39
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  4. The Sea and Cake - Car Alarm

    The Sea And Cake are one of the most consistent indie bands of the past decade. This their eighth full-length has the breezy, open, crisp sound the...

    Started by nobody, 28th December 2008 15:11
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  5. Radar Bros.

    Just got the latest from these guys called Auditorium, guess it came out early this year, and the first couple of spins are very promising. Reminds...

    Started by nobody, 2nd December 2008 09:15
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  6. Alejandro Escovedo - Real Animal

    Alejandro Escovedo has collaborated with Chuck Prophet on the songs on offer here, and he came up with a career defining divine little record. Here's...

    Started by nobody, 11th December 2008 16:11
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  7. Sleepercar - West Texas

    Now and then you get a punk/hardcore rawker to jump onto an acoustic trip and sing poorly crafted whiskey soaked ballads. Not this time though, this...

    Started by nobody, 12th November 2008 17:47
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  8. Sebastien Grainger and The Mountains

    Everything from Weezer to Cheap Trick comes to mind on this solo debut from a drummer of all people, especially with the breezy opener Love Can Be So...

    Started by nobody, 3rd November 2008 16:32
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  9. Seu Jorge - America Brasil O Disco

    Some world music or to be more precise Brazilian tunage. In my latest musical package this one grabbed me straight from the off, and must say that...

    Started by nobody, 31st October 2008 18:07
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  10. Margot and the Nuclear So & So's-Animal

    Margot & the Nuclear So and So's are an eight-piece combo from Indiana who, in the spring of 2005, quietly released one of the most indescribable...

    Started by nobody, 26th October 2008 11:52
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  11. Laura - Radio Swan Is Down

    Fame at last and my own padded room.:D Whatever next? When the Prof. asked me if I fancied this I felt quite humble to be asked and had it all...

    Started by nobody, 3rd September 2008 16:45
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  12. Viarosa - Send For The Sea

    This six-piece London outfit have just released their second disc which displays an incredible musical depth, transcending several different genres...

    Started by nobody, 2nd October 2008 18:49
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  13. Mike Gordon - Green Sparrow

    For his second solo album, Mike Gordon plays it a little straighter than his debut. The Green Sparrow is never as strange as moments of Inside In,...

    Started by nobody, 17th September 2008 16:21
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  14. Magnolia Electric Co. - Sojourner Box Set

    In '07 the Secretly Canadian label of Jason Molina, released this wooden box as a 5000 ltd. edition. It contains 4 CDs, 1 DVD of a short film on the...

    Started by nobody, 15th September 2008 11:51
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  15. Over The Rhine - Ohio

    Back in 2004 Over The Rhine released their masterpiece. It's a wonderful mellow, kick back, put your feet up and watch the sun set kind of music....

    Started by nobody, 13th September 2008 11:24
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  16. Shearwater - Palo Santo

    Shearwaters "Palo Santo" (the release before Rook) brings to mind the beauty of solitude, taking the listener on a musical journey that, with a...

    Started by nobody, 11th September 2008 16:22
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  17. Ethiopiques

    The evocative, elusive music of 70s Ethiopia the last great undiscovered music from Africa as championed by musicians as diverse as Elvis...

    Started by nobody, 9th September 2008 11:55
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  18. Kenny Wayne Sheperd - 10 Days Out

    Here is one for all you Blues Cats out there. :boogie: In July of 04 KWS hit the road, criss-crossing the southern states, 10 destinations in 10...

    Started by nobody, 7th September 2008 17:44
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  19. New sub forum

    Hi Folks "Nobody" has kindly agreed to post some reviews of some of the more obscure artists out there, many of thwse are superb as those of us...

    Started by The Professor, 3rd September 2008 12:13
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