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12.09.2013 | 129 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
For all its weird edges, Barry Clark's adoptahighway began as a fairly tuneful project electronic project showcasing Clark's ear for warm, plush tones. But perhaps unsurprisingly for an artist who runs in Melt circles and has collaborated with electro-goth maestro Lorn, adoptahighway has drifted in darker directions on its recent releases. His latest track, "Where Your Shadow Goes," is all eerie, ...
02.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I'm going to be on FM 102.1's Indie Soundcheck program on Sunday evening at 11 p.m. chatting with Ryan Miller for a bit about the new charity compilation Dark Was The Night, a mostly wonderful, two-disc sequel to the seminal No Alternative CD that sums up the increasingly folky state of indie-rock. For those who haven't heard the album (and it's worth hearing), Ryan will play a healthy sampling. ...
01.07.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
During the CD sales boom of the '90s, labels didn't need much of an excuse to release a tribute album, and although most of the decade's compilations were cheap cash-ins, a handful are true treasures. 1994's If I Were a Carpenter, which I found buried in a dollar bin in a Florida record store last month, remains a cherished relic from the era. It was an oddity from the start, assembling a slew of ...

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