Posted by: Ryan Allen on July 24, 2008 at 9:52 am

Bodies Of Water, A Certain Feeling (Secretly Canadian, 2008)

MP3: “Under The Pines”

Most bands fail miserably at describing their own sound — even when the music is good, they bog themselves down in unhelpful hyperbole. Bodies Of Water are smarter than that. Included in their concise, self-description is the line, “They play loud, intricate songs and sing very emphatically, usually all at once.” Then they site influences like “the metaphysical intensity of gospel, the earnest idiosyncrasy of American folk, and the planned jamming of prog and the sincere melodrama of Read more

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Posted by: Ryan Allen on June 5, 2008 at 3:00 pm

>>> Deerhoof are poised to do big things in 2008. Remember when we told you their new album was to come out sometime in October? Now it’s got a name (Offend Maggie), a release date (October 7, via Kill Rock Stars), and will come jam-packed with 14 songs, presented in two acts. DHoof drummer Greg Saunier, Read more

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