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06.12.2014 | 49 days ago | Posted at 12:50 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Last year Milwaukee shoegaze wizards Brief Candles broke from their usual tradition of taking their sweet damn time to release an EP with relatively quick turnaround. The Newhouse EP wasn't a huge departure for the group, and though it was quicker, looser and jauntier than the ornate shoegaze pastiches of their earlier efforts, it still pulled generously from the same pool of late '80s and early '...
02.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I hate when this happens: A band improves by leaps and bounds between albums, with the implied promise of even better things to come�and then doesn't deliver. The latest offenders are Asobi Seksu, the beauty-seeking New York shoegaze band that thrilled reliably with their dynamic 2006 album Citrus. That they teased their new album, Hush, with their best single yet, "Me and Mary," a bloodrush of a ...

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