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Sheaf Crossword: Jan. 3

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Across1: paper ripper?3: ease pair, so we hear5: leguminous plant7: crowned alcohol8: island festivities9: coach, teach11: ohms13: Big Ben14: College grounds15: bow16: measuring tool, Queen17: master of things Down2: New Year’s _____4: Fair row, so we hear6: Native to Australia7: link together10: scrambled repaper12: jumbled lease but for painting For the answer, click here.

First Collection 2006-2009 by Fleet Foxes

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Many post-indie twenty-somethings — myself included — can attribute the birth of their musical consciousness to a small handful of albums, frequently, with Fleet Foxes’ self-titled record on that list.

Spell #6 by Part Time

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David Loca’s sixth official release under the Part Time moniker is a testament to the efficacy of a well-developed tone and perspective. Looping rhythms carry familiar dreamscape-type vocals paired with, and sometimes buried by, synth sounds, and the album maintains a very mellow vibe throughout. A collaboration between Part Time and Ariel Pink titled “I…

boygenius by boygenius

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Melancholic and soft, this debut release from songwriters Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus plays like a longing lullaby. The group’s moniker is intended as commentary on gendered themes and as a means to highlight their femme-focused ensemble. Simple riffs and melting melodies compose each track, coming together to explore the typical tropes of…

Highway Dancer by Calvin Love

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Songwriters are no strangers to loneliness. While some create soundscapes to seek solace from isolation, fewer choose to immerse themselves in it. With his new album, Highway Dancer, Edmonton-raised Calvin Love embraces the void and encourages listeners to do the same. Like a deep-space desperado on a lonesome interstellar journey, Love hitches classic conceits in…

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