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Night Fruit add grit to a dream-pop landscape

My fascination with dream pop — a genre characterized by washy guitars and airy, indistinct vocals — lies in its effects when done right: a sense of vague translocation and a fleeting feeling of transcendence.
Nocturnal cravings
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  October 01, 2010
MP3 of the Week: Passion Pit, "The Reeling"

MP3 of the Week: Passion Pit, "The Reeling"

WFNX's New England Product Top Five:1. PASSION PIT, “THE REELING” (mp3) 2. WILD LIGHT, “NEW YEAR’S ...
By webteam  |  April 02, 2009

Hot Box experiment on themselves

We’ll get to Stolzenberg’s band in a minute; right now I’m engrossed in her PhD work at Boston College.
Lab Rats
By MATT PARISH  |  March 23, 2009

Dig it!

According to the invoice, 500 copies of the Diamond Mines’ brand new EP, Pave the Whales for Oil , were sent from Syracuse to Boston on January 6 — two whole days ahead of the projected ship date!
Diamond Mines shine all month at the Plough
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 27, 2009