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Teddy Thompson: Bella

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I first became aware of Teddy Thompson while he was still a teenager. His father Richard was a frequent guest on Morning Becomes Eclectic in...

The Go! Team: Rolling Blackouts

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The Go! Team's main man Ian Parton has always shown a great deal of skill (and no doubt love) for folding Northern Soul obscurities into...

Gang of Four: Content

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It's not like they didn't warn us. No, Gang of Four spelled it out very clearly on their debut album, 1979’s Entertainment, which direction...

The Decemberists: The King Is Dead

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Theatrical. That is the word that will always leap immediately into my mind when someone brings up The Decemberists.

The Black Keys: Brothers

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Yes, yes, yes, we know… this isn’t really a “preview” since Brothers was released a number of months ago in the early part of 2010....

Sonos: December Songs

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In the Summer of 2006, longtime KCRW DJ Tom Schnabel attended a concert by UCLA's Awaken A Cappella. To Tom's surprise, the ensemble performed a...

Mexican Institute of Sound: Suave Patria

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Camilo Lara, aka Mexican Institute of Sound, is definitely a true multi-tasker. In addition to being the vice-president of EMI Mexico and a huge...

Simian Mobile Disco: Delicacies

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No one can accuse 2010 of being a lazy year for Simian Mobile Disco. After the success of last-year's full-length Temporary Pleasure, the British...

Home Video: The Automatic Process

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If music is an automatic process, then Brooklyn-based duo Home Video have a remarkable knack for aesthetics and atmosphere -- two essential characteristics that never...

Stereolab: Not Music

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I'm sure I wasn't the only fan disappointed when UK band Stereolab announced their indefinite hiatus in 2009. It's a natural, expected reaction when our...

The Greenhornes: "Four Stars"

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One day earlier this summer, in between listening to new music to play on my show and chasing my son around the backyard, I was...

Black Dub: Black Dub

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Daniel Lanois is, for me, among the greatest record producers of the rock era. He's been involved in so many of my favorite albums over...

Bryan Ferry: Olympia

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For the better part of four decades, Bryan Ferry has been an arbiter of cool as a solo artist and founding member of Roxy Music....

Eric Whitacre: Light & Gold

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I remember years ago, while living in my little rent-controlled apartment in Santa Monica, listening to the lilting Duruflé Requiem, calmly dreaming away, awash in...

Martina Topley Bird: Some Place Simple

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Martina Topley Bird may be the best singer you’ve heard but don’t know the name of. Her two solo albums became critical favorites, receiving...