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New Music Roundup: 3 Albums to Check Out



The Flower Lane
Domino Recording Co. (2013)

The new release by Ducktails is in a word: dreamy. But not dreamy in the ethereal kind of way albums from front man Matthew Mondanile main project Real Estate can be. This album— titled The Flower Lane— has meat on it. The lo-fi rock is thick with 70's psych as are the vocals. So, unlike music by Real Estate, the third album from Ducktails is more for listening to in a velvety basement than at a beach house.

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Both a writer and a fan of vinyl records since age 5, it wasn't until nearly three decades later that Oregon Native Ethan Maffey derived a plan to marry the two passions by writing about music. From blogging on MySpace in 2007 and then Blogspot, to launching his own website, 83Music, and eventually freelancing...

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