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The Playlist: Best of 2011

I’ve finally started writing up the Albums of 2011 list, which should be online soon. In the meantime, here’s a playlist of some of the year’s best album tracks. Listen on Spotify Daedelus ft. Inara George – ‘Penny Loafers’ / … Continue reading

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The Besnard Lakes – ‘And This is What We Call Progress’

Track 151 on The Playlist. The Besnard Lakes pack their indie rock songs with relentless drones and intense, atmospheric build-up. The greatest selling point of their music is that it makes the touchstones of postrock more accessible than just about … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 40-21

40. She & Him – Volume Two M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel’s second collection of cutesy, retro pop songs. 39. The Besnard Lakes – The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night Epic rock composed from tense guitar feedback, thumping drums … Continue reading

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