Secret Cities – Portland

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We’re back to Secret Cities, a mere month after our first visit. So much to enjoy from this Fargo band and their debut LP ‘Strange Hearts’. Their songs sound like they were converted to a lower bitrate removing the gloss and filling the blank spaces with a blocky density that muddies the earphone experience. It also heightens the sense that songs like ‘Portland’ could have emerged in any of the last 3 decades. But what’s rough around the edges is soft and comforting everywhere else. Audiophiles and common folk unite in feting this band. KD

Secret Cities – Portland

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Buy Songs: Secret Cities
Year: 2011

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  1. Dopo
    May 21, 2011
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    “Audiophiles and common folk unite in feting this band.”

    ha! one of the sillier sentences i’ve ever read …

  2. hugger
    June 2, 2011
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    Thanks!

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