MISTRESS OF STRANDS, "S/T"

It's unfortunate that many listeners are unfamiliar with Ventricle, a small Seattle-based label devoted to the female voice.
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HIM, "SWORN EYES"

Boy do I hate droppingthe names of Tortoise, Isotope and Chicago Underground in a review, butfans should most definitely take a spin with the latest project fromJune of 44/Rachel's drummer Doug Scharin's new Him record.
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BELLE AND SEBASTIAN, "LEGAL MAN" 7"

Belle and Sebastian are arguably the best Brit-pop band to come out of the UK since The Smiths.
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SPRING HEEL JACK, "ODDITIES"

Perhaps it's one of them'contractual obligations' from the label, but this collection,appropriately titled, gathers bits and pieces from all over SHJ'srepertoire.
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FONTANELLE

The press releases states that Fontanelle consists of four members, two of which were members of the now-defunct Jessamine.
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Antony and the Johnsons

I'm sure by now you've heard the hype surrounding this growing legend. He was picked up by David Tibet of Current 93 to be on the Durtro label after Tibet listened to this album. Antony's lyrics and vocals are some of the most soul-clenching and amazingly powerful sounds around today by far. His piano work is splendid. The Johnsons band consists of drums, harp, bass, two violins, cello, flute, two clarinets, sax, and "guitar effects."

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RUSSELL MILLS/UNDARK, "ONE STRANGE FAMILIAR"

Many may recognizeRussell Mills' name from the artwork for NIN's "The Downward Spiral,"others might know his name from the multitude of audio/visual artinstallations that have taken place all over the world.
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VLADISLAV DELAY, "ENTAIN"

Vladislav Delay is a 23 year old sound artist from Helsinki, Finland.
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SOUTH PACIFIC, "CONSTANCE"

Did you cry when Slowdive broke up?
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TARWATER, "ANIMALS, SUNS & ATOMS"

Tarwater return to Mute (US) and Kitty Yo (Europe) with this wonderful 11 part songbook.

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GAS, "POP"

Gas is Wolfgang Voigt aka Mike Ink, Mint, Digital, Love Inc, Grungerman, etc. and head of the Profan and Studio 1 labels.
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EDWARD KA-SPEL, "THE RED LETTERS"

"The Blue Room" never sat very well with me, though I did love Hotel Y.
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ZIPPERSPY, "ICKI BEATS"

The always charming andever so wonderful Maria, a.k.a. Zipperspy released this CD full ofchopped up beats with harsh abrasive wall of sound noises.
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BEDHEAD LOVED MACHA LOVED BEDHEAD

Growing up together, thetwo brothers in Bedhead were separated from the two brothers of Machawhen their families each moved away.
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ARANOS, "MAKING LOVE IN SMALL SPACES"

People into the collaborative efforts between Nurse With Wound and Aranos might be in for a little surprise with this one.
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LOCKGROOVE, "SLEEPING ON THE ELEPHANT FOG"

The playing on thisrock-based record is top notch and the production is fine, but it'shard to figure out what exactly the band is focusing on.
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Chicks On Speed, "Will Save Us All"

Imagine a world where The Yeastie Girls get kidnapped by Pan Sonic and flown to Germany to make a pop record!
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HRVATSKI, "OISEAUX"

Another EasternMassachusetts native, Hrvatski has released this collection of yummystuff from 1996-1998 on his label, Reckankreuzungsklankewerzeuge (yeah,it's pronouncable).
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BACKWORLD, "ANTHEMS FROM THE PLEASURE PARK"

There are a lot of very talented classically-trained musicians appearing on this very pretty gloom-folk CD from World Serpent.
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JEAN-MICHEL, "MARSHMALLOW ROOMS"

I listen to a lot of electronic music, but for a techno album to grab my attention - that's a feat.
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