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The Walkmen ‘We Can’t Be Beat’

The Walkmen are a seriously busy band, seemingly constantly either touring or recording new material, and sometimes doing both. In keeping with this image the band have been releasing a constant stream of material from their upcoming album ‘Heaven’, which is out on the 29th of this month. The latest of these songs is called ’We Can’t Be Beat’, and it displays a bit of a different side to the outfit, featuring Robin Pecknold on backing vocals and much softer instrumentation than we’re used to hearing from the American band. It’s rather beautiful.

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The Top 20 Albums Of 2011

Because this is a personal site there are bound to be a few great albums missing from this list that I probably love, I just don’t know it. What I can say however is that many of the albums I did listen to properly I absolutely loved. It may not have been the best year ever in terms of new albums, but it certainly was a pretty good one. Anyway, now that I’m feeling suitably defensive, here are my favourite albums of the year. Set to shit haiku. Because why not?

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Beirut And Fleet Foxes Sideshows

In long-anticipated news, Beirut and Fleet Foxes, both of whom are appearing at this year’s Falls Festival, have announced sideshows in Melbourne and other cities. I’m particularly excited for the former, but these are all going to be incredible shows. Here are the details.

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Falls Festival Announce First Acts

In a surprise move perhaps motivated by information leaks, the Falls Festival have announced their first acts for the 2011/2012 shows.

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In Short: Fleet Foxes ‘Helplessness Blues’

Yet again they’ve left everyone else in their wake, and it will be years before the imitators even come close.

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The 20 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

Edit: See above “2010 Album Reviews” for reviews of many of these albums. I believe that 2009 was a great year for music. We saw what many people consider to be two of the greatest albums of the decade, ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’ and ‘Veckatimest’, and even if I don’t completely agree, that is still pretty […]

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