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As individuals, Jay Som and Palehound each have their musical quirks and unique style. Together as Bachelor they plot a strange new course through the realm of dream pop.
Not unlike fine Swiss clockwork, the duo that calls themselves Yello have been ticking for four decades without missing a beat.
It’s easy to suspect Ray LaMontagne came from a recently unearthed time capsule documenting the folkie scene of half a century ago.
To The Sunset (Silver Knife Records). Review by James Mann.
Mitski brings her stark bedroom pop to Orlando’s BackBooth, but Jen Cray finds openers Fear of Men and Weaves more delighting.
Sprinter (Partisan Records). Review by Jen Cray.
Inklings (El deth). Review by Jeff Schweers.
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