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The O'My's: Tomorrow

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Tomorrow, a neo-soul album from the Chicago duo The O'My's, is a mellow lavishly-arranged gem. Across their third album's half an hour, vocalist and guitarist Maceo Vidal-Haymes and keyboardist Nick Hennessey deliver smooth and subtle instrumentation with evocative vocal performances.

The O'My's shine brightest when working with other Chicago musicians, creating simple, soulful backdrops ...

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Car Seat Headrest: Twin Fantasy

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Car Seat Headrest's Twin Fantasy is an inspiring, emotional, thrillingly composed and powerfully performed indie rock masterwork. After singer/songwriter Will Toledo independently recorded and released five albums under the Car Seat Headrest name, he released the original Twin Fantasy (Self Produced, 2011). This Bandcamp classic overflowed with visceral performances and ambitious songwriting, but the raw vocals ...

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Iglooghost Takes Brave Step Forward With Electronic EPs

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Iglooghost's companion EPs, Steel Mogu and Clear Tamei, both released on August 8, simultaneously overload the senses with chaos and seamlessly coalesce into one challenging, fulfilling step forward for electronica.

Irish-born Seamus Malliagh has earned his reputation as an untameable creative under the Iglooghost name, pumping out densely produced electronic beats ever since the ...

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The Fearless Flyers: The Fearless Flyers

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The Fearless Flyers' self-titled debut EP, released on March 23, is a brief but rewarding collection of funk jams performed with impeccable chemistry.

The Fearless Flyers are a quartet of some of the United States' grooviest virtuosos including Joe Dart on bass, Nate Smith on drums, and Cory Wong and Mark Lettieri on guitars. ...

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UHHM: UHHM

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UHHM's self-titled debut album throws progressive rock and free jazz into a dizzying, heavily improvisational mix of satisfying songs and forgettable avante-garde experiments.

Created in 2017, UHHM is a Baltimore-based trio with Nick Sala on guitar, Jack Naden on drums and Chris Frick on keyboards and French horn. Their genre-blending and experimental compositions lead ...

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Swarvy: Anti-Anxiety

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Swarvy's Anti-Anxiety is a lo-fi jazz rap album that showcases talented indie rappers and packs plenty of fascinating instrumental ideas into its short runtime, despite a few underdeveloped and derivative tracks.

Mark Sweeny, also known as Swarvy, is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer from Philadelphia. He now contributes to the Los Angeles music scene ...