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April 27th, 2012: Dial-Up - "So Stiff"
Everyone knows the Twin Cities music scene is better than ever right now, so it makes sense for artists to collaborate. With members from Crimes and Caroline Smith & The Goodnight Sleeps, Dial-Up recorded their tastefully poppy debut LP Landline in the renown Dub Narcotics studios.
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April 24th, 2012: Breton - "Ghost Note"
British four-piece Breton have joined the Fat Cat Records roster after releasing three self-released EPs, all with impressive hand-made art. Their live show involves everything from cinematic lighting to self-shot video footage cut on stage. Their debut LP Other People's Problems is out now.
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April 24th, 2012: Vacationer - "Trip"
If you were to pick and choose individual artists from four Baltimore bands, you'd get Vacationer. To get a taste of their sound, think Of Montreal if they were to start a trippy soul band. Their debut LP Gone is out now on Downtown Records (Santigold, Miike Snow, Justice).
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April 24th, 2012: Races - "Big Broom"
Wade Ryff made use of his time on the toilet writing "Big Room," the track that ultimately signed the communal group to Frenchkiss Records. Year of the Witch is out now.
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April 23rd, 2012: Ben Howard - "Old Pine"
Twenty-three year old British singer-songwriter Ben Howard has ties across the pond - he's said he's influenced by the local legend Bob Dylan, who he was first introduced to by his parents who have been involved in music for his entire life. Every Kingdom is out now on Universal Island.
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April 18th, 2012: Aaron & The Sea - "We Creature"
If you haven't heard the local smooth grooving and equally charming trio Aaron & The Sea, download the track and catch them at Hell's Kitchen on April 27th for their Creature Creature album release show with UMAMI, I, Colossus and Gentle Lovers.
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April 18th, 2012: Caravan of Thieves - "Raise The Dead"
"Raise the Dead" seems so fitting in light of recent music news. Implying reincarnation as holograms, perhaps? The Connecticut quartet has their gypsy-swinging The Funhouse available now on United for Opportunity Records.
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