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The Decemberists

Led by Montana native Colin Meloy, the Decemberists create theatrical, hyper-literate pop songs that attract heavily from past due-’60s Uk folk functions like Fairport Convention and Pentangle as well as the early-’80s college rock and roll grandeur from the Waterboys and R.E.M. The band’s preliminary lineup also included drummer Ezra …

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Great Lake Swimmers

Featuring a mixture of acoustic tools, rural soundscapes, and wistful vocals, Great Lake Swimmers are an indie folk group led by songwriter/vocalist Tony Dekker. The group initial made an appearance in 2003 using a haunting self-titled debut which was recorded within a grain silo and released by Weewerk Information, a …

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Plants and Animals

Montreal-based indie rock trio Plant life and Animals shaped in 2004 throughout the abilities of Warren Spicer (guitar, vocals), Matthew Woodley (drums, percussion, vocals), and Nicolas Basque (guitar, bass, vocals). The band’s genre-jumping audio mixes rootsy, acoustic-heavy folk and nation with components of traditional and progressive rock and roll. Their …

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The Broken Family Band

An Americana act through the tweedy university city of Cambridge, Britain, might sound such as a awful idea right away, but the Southern gothic missionaries the Music group were four-fifths Canadian, therefore clearly Americana is really as much circumstances of mind since it is really a geographic necessity. The Broken …

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Brian Reitzell

Composer, producer, audio developer, and multi-instrumentalist Brian Reitzell combines his wide-ranging affects into evocative music that borrows the very best from classical, avant-garde, indie rock and roll, and more. We were young in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, Reitzell paid attention to commercial pioneers such as for example Einstuerzende Neubaten, in …

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Will Oldham

For most from the ’90s, Will Oldham was the mastermind of Palace Music, a shambling, country-tinged indie rock and roll group that documented under a number of names. The only real continuous in Palace was Oldham, and he’d often record like a single artist beneath the Palace name. That truth …

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Lightning Dust

Another darkly psychedelic task from the Vancouver space rock and roll ensemble Black Hill, Lightning Dust formed in the first 2000s with Amber Webber and Joshua Wells. The duo released its folky self-titled debut recording in the summertime of 2007, chasing it up with a UNITED STATES tour alongside the …

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Begushkin

Produced in Brooklyn by multi-instrumentalist/songwriter Dan Smith, Begushkin’s folk-influenced compositions echo the stark arrangements of Smog as well as the volatile imagery of Can Oldham or Flannery O’Connor. The group, which includes a little military of Smith’s close friends, including violinist Stephanie Rabbins, guitarist/bassist Stephan Ryskewitch, accordion and noticed participant …

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Hallelujah the Hills

Hallelujah the Hillsides arose through the ashes of Boston’s past due lamented the Stairways. When the Stairways collapsed by the end of 2005, business lead vocalist/songwriter Ryan Walsh and drummer Eric Meyer announced the forming of their new music group. Called after Adolphus Mekas’ 1963 cult humor, Hallelujah the Hillsides …

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Handsome Furs

The Montreal-based duo Handsome Furs formed in 2005 throughout the talents of Vancouver transplants Dan Boeckner (frontman of Wolf Parade) and Alexei Perry. The husband-and-wife group released the atmospheric Plague Recreation area in 2007, making use of drum devices and world-weary melodies to tell apart the band’s debut from Wolf …

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