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01.13.2015 | 17 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Typically a solo album from a songwriter who already fronts two bands would be the very definition of unnecessary, but coming from Jack Tell it actually makes sense, given how Tell’s other projects Animals in Human Attire and Lousy Trouts have ballooned into crowded, collaborative ensembles. The title of Tell’s new solo effort, Solo, then, can be taken as both a descriptor and a pledge, a vow ...
11.04.2014 | 87 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
One gets the sense that Milwaukee’s Sat. Nite Duets aren’t a band that imposes a lot of rules and restrictions on themselves. Over the last couple of years the group has leaped from the grab-bag prog of 2013’s Electric Manland to the tight, bubblegummy garage-pop of this year’s Los DJs EP. The group’s next album could be a world-music rock opera for all we know. But while no sound is off...
11.12.2014 | 79 days ago | Posted at 06:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
As Eric & Magill, former Camden bandmates and long-distance friends Eric Osterman and Ryan Weber have recorded several albums and EPs worth of lovely, bittersweet indie-pop, much of which plays like one last great weekend with a departing college pal you say you'll visit soon even as you know it could be years before you see them again. That sense of remorse was particularly thick on the duo's...

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