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    Eighth Blackbird – Filament

    August 22nd, 2016

    Eighth Blackbird - Filament

    Formed in 1996, contemporary classical ensemble Eighth Blackbird “combines the finesse of a string quartet, the energy of a rock band and the audacity of a storefront theater company.” Their album Filament was inspired by and a tribute to composer Phillip Glass. The first 19 minutes of the CD is taken up by Bryce Dessner’s “Murder Ballades,” a collection of seven traditional murder ballad-inspired tracks full of baroque chamber pop with elements of folk and blues. The proceedings range in mood from frolicking and galloping to erratic and pensive with occasional stiff acoustic punches.

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    Point and Shoot: Arcane Candy Photo Book One

    August 21st, 2016

    Point and Shoot: Arcane Candy Photo Book One

    Published in 2009, Point and Shoot: Arcane Candy Photo Book One is a small booklet featuring photos of many avant-garde and independent rock musicians, including:

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