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2009 Stories by Michael D. Ayers

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  • St. Vincent: Actor

    published June 25, 2009

    In 2007, Dallas native Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, released Marry Me — a cute, promising debut that highlighted her sometimes... More >>

  • Grizzly Bear: Veckatimest

    published June 11, 2009

    It's still quite shocking that Grizzly Bear's debut, Yellow House, caused the commotion it did. The Brooklyn four-piece was clearly adept... More >>

  • Decemberists: The Hazards of Love

    published April 2, 2009

    Smarty-pants Colin Meloy has yet once again topped his prior output, this time bringing his Portland group Decemberists to bear on a 17-song... More >>

  • Animal Collective, Merriweather Post Pavilion

    published January 22, 2009

    Animal Collective's ninth record, named after a Maryland concert venue, is grounded in the Floydian tradition of creepy, spooky psychedelia,... More >>

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