Strange Encounters….Of A Pop Music Kind

Husky Rescue is a band not many Americans are familiar with. They’re from Finland. Their lead singer was replaced halfway through their career. And they haven’t released an album since 2012. While most of their music deals with ambient pop mash-ups, Ship of Light, released in 2010, takes it a step further, adding a supernatural element to their […]

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More Rain, Less Drain: The Sunny Side of Folk

  Folk music has a reputation for being boring, droll, or sometimes, downright miserable. Strumming, acoustic banjo solo this. Heartbreak that. Insert metaphor about the Ancient Greeks that almost makes sense…here.  While these might be conventions of the genre, it’s good to get away from the doom. And how do you do that? Go for […]

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Pines: Ideal Music To Listen To When Contemplating Running Away To Live In The Woods

Alternative Pop music might not be what you think of when you think of Walden, and yet one of the more recent albums that reflects that work is Pines by Allison Sudol. Sudol is a musician turned film actor who released music under the moniker A Fine Frenzy, taken from the Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Sudol’s career is […]

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