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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Veckatimest (Warp)

Remember when bands cared about albums as an art form? Instead of slapping together a dozen tracks because, hey, they'll just end up on everyone's iPod shuffle anyway, musicians considered how their songs might congeal as a whole or form some sort of dramatic arc. Allow Grizzly Bear to reintroduce you to...
05.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The unanimous praise for Grizzly Bear's Veckatimest, released today after months of Internet hype, quickly brings to mind the fervor over Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion earlier this year, so in coming months we can expect to see a narrative unfold: Which will be deemed the album of the year? It's fun to speculate about in the same way it is to predict the song of the summer. Animal...
03.04.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
In between trying to contain the leak of their new album, Veckatimest, the indie-folk outfit Grizzly Bear has posted their summer tour plans on their Myspace page, and they include a June 8 stop at the Pabst Theater here in Milwaukee. The Pabst Theater hasn't confirmed the show, but given that they just posted a link to an article about the tour on their Twitter account, we're guessing it's pret...

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