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Of Montreal exposed

"I've always been drawn to a density of ideas," states Kevin Barnes, plaintively.
Kevin Barnes flashes his indie-rock cred
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 10, 2010

Portland scene report: August 1, 2008

Milled Pavement, nearing the 20-disc mark, have released another pair of records.
Sibilance
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 30, 2008
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Peace meal

Open-eared rockers often pay lip service to outré jazz figures, but this HNIA exploration is deeper and more selfless than the usual soundboy dabbling.
His Name Is Alive are alive and well
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  January 14, 2008
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The top 20 local albums of 2007

Whatever you may think of Portland’s live-music scene nowadays — I’d argue it’s improving.
Here’s to the cream of a very impressive crop
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 19, 2007
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Outer limits

Sooner or later, most of us come to need at least some support in the mental world as well as the physical.
The return of Apples in Stereo
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  September 12, 2007
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The Apples in Stereo

Interviewing Robert Schneider is one of the toughest gigs in music journalism, and not because the guy’s anything but a perfect gentleman.
New Magnetic Wonder | Simian/Yep Roc
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 13, 2007


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Of Montreal

Now that the Apples in Stereo are reunited and have a new album coming out next month, Of Montreal can no longer lay claim to the distinction of being the only Elephant 6 band of note to outlive the once-sprawling psych-pop collective’s sad demise.
Hissing Fauna, Are you the Destroyer? | Polyvinyl
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  January 16, 2007
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Vinyl goes digital

Some of us still remember the famed Sub Pop singles club, and Simple Machines’ 1993 single-a-month series, which featured everyone from riot grrrls Bratmobile to slo-rockers Codeine.
Limited edition gems are now downloadable
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 20, 2006