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This past year proved to be another great 12 months for new music, and I'm proud to share my top 10 albums (as featured often on my show "Bittersweet Melody") with the KDHX audience.

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Around 2005, I stumbled upon the New Pornographers via one of those ubiquitous sampler CDs stuck in the middle of every music magazine of the aughts. The song "Use It" lead me to seek out the rest of the band's third album "Twin Cinema." It was love at first listen.

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The New Pornographers' sixth studio album is "Brill Bruisers," a fast, energetic record that showcases the band's numerous vocalists and musicians (Neko Case and Dan Bejar, to name a few). Heavy on synths, but also on guitars, it's a fresh take on rock 'n' roll, not afraid to explore new approaches and techniques.

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For the past few years it seemed that things were beginning to slow down for the New Pornographers, as if they were beginning to fade. Their new album, "Brill Bruisers," is their revival. Frontman, A.C. Newman has said that after a dark period nothing is holding him down anymore. "Brill Bruisers" is a celebrates this new outlook.

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In 2011, Dan Bejar (voice and vision behind Destoyer) announced he was done with rock 'n' roll. In September of this year, he said he was done with the English language. That didn't leave a lot of directions for his music.

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New Pornographer AC Newman's third album is ten tracks of audible maturity. Let's all grow up with "Shut Down the Streets."

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With a full band in tow, A.C. Newman livened up Blueberry Hill on Monday with his smart power pop.

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Last night at Cicero's, after I paid the tab for my pizza and beers and headed toward the entertainment part of Cicero's "Entertainment Plex," I spied Kathryn Calder at the bar.

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Coming off the release of her sophomore record, "Bright And Vivid," Kathryn Calder heads to St. Louis this Tuesday to showcase her newest solo work.

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