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  • 12 years ago | Video

    A shy and awkward Iowan prairie boy sits down in front of the camera somewhere in late 1970s New York, and out comes one of the most enigmatic and genre-confounding voices of our time. Recently released DVD Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur R...

  • 14 years ago

    When you spend the first 20 years of your life in Alaska, you notice when a synth-pop soloist comes around calling himself Caribou. But how does he stack up against the real thing? Musician Caribou is Ontario native Daniel Snaith, psychedelic...

  • 14 years ago

    Some of classical music's more menacing denizens have made no attempt to hide their tawdry love affair with heavy metal and its similarly melodramatic virtuosity, self-seriousness and hair. In 1996, three cellists from Finland dubbed themselves Ap...

  • 14 years ago

    Minimalist techno maestro Murcof, a.k.a. Fernando Corona, summons the monolith on Cosmos. His third LP is an epic exploration of electronically manipulated acoustic recordings featuring crystalline atmospheres and subtle piano chords. Alternately ...

  • 14 years ago

    At first glance, Mono's stratospheric rock may seem like a dead ringer for any number of instrumental post-rock bands out there. But the Tokyo outfit delineates itself fairly well from its rivals, mainly the guitar dirges of Scotland's Mogwai and ...

  • 14 years ago

    The moment music is rediscovered after being buried alive can be just as important as, and far more personal than, the moment it originally came to life. Post-rock has already suffered one of these untimely deaths, but a few bands — Toronto'...

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