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On 2005’s The Great Destroyer , Minnesota’s Low made a dramatic break from the slowcore sound the trio had helped pioneer in the mid ’90s.
Drums and Guns | Sub Pop
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 03, 2007

Short and self-titled

People might debate the artistic and moral value of American Idol as the final rounds approach, but is there anyone on earth who can’t get with the opening round tryouts?
Debut EPs from Katrina Abramo and Zach Romanoff
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 26, 2007

Hidden beauty

A 20-second passage in “Fatbird,” the seventh song on Helms’s third album, comes as close as anything to defining the Jamaica Plain-based band’s æsthetic. Helms, "There's No 'I' in 'Team' But There Is One in 'Tina' " (mp3)
The secret world of Helms
By WILL SPITZ  |  August 28, 2006

Soft sell

Sing! isn’t just the emphatic title of Tiger Saw’s third and most recent full-length on Kimchee Records: it’s also the rotating-member-band’s manifesto.
Tiger Saw’s quiet music for swelling hearts
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  January 13, 2006