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Opposable Thumbs

Opposable Thumbs
GUBBEY
Clearly weaned on acts like The Fall and Gang of Four, Opposable Thumbs are committed to their influences, all to absolutely positive effect.
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Shawn Sleeps Naked

Shawn Sleeps Naked
SELF-RELEASED

The word “pretension” is one to avoid, but one I struggle with here; can I think of something as silly without coming off as pretentious myself?

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So It Is With Us

Horse Feathers
(Kill Rock Stars)

There is an AM radio gentleness, or maybe tameness, that imbues “So It Is With Us,” the fifth release from Portland, Ore., indie folk band Horse Feathers.

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Nu.wav Hallucinations

Nmesh
AMDISCS

Vaporwave: the latest unholy micro-genre currently oozing from the detritus piled up in forgotten corners of the Internet.

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Jeet Kune D.O.H.

D.O.H. (Dollaz Ova Hoez)
SELF-RELEASED
Largely self-produced, Jeet Kune D.O.H. finds the Grimey Rhyme master at arms embracing Bruce Lee’s philosophy over its 16 tracks.
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Greatest Hits, Vol. 3&4

Auzman Propaganda, Man
SELF-RELEASED

It’s pretty ostentatious to name what, to my knowledge, is your debut album Greatest Hits Vol. 3&4.

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Liquid Spirit

Gregory Porter
BLUE NOTE

If you’re a jazz fan and haven’t heard of Gregory Porter, then do yourself a favor and check him out.

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Invisible Hour

Joe Henry
WORKSONG

Joe Henry’s latest is both an extension of recurring themes and a return from whence he came.

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Easy Pain

Young Widows
TEMPORARY RESIDENCE LTD.

At full-length number four, Young Widows show no sign of relenting.

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New Mother Nature
SELF-RELEASED

New Mother Nature make music that hits all the right beats for an indie band, especially one based in our fair city.