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Top Ten Debuts of 2015 [Brian Clifton's Picks]

In the past few weeks, I’ve been counting down my top tens of 2015 (local releases and albums). The following are my top ten picks for debut albums. 10. Untitled (Five Tears) – Babes. The family band makes some of the saddest 60s rock influenced dreampop. I mean that sincerely and as a compliment. Equal […]

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Babes Lets The Five Tears Flow

Babes is the type of band whose sound simultaneously lands within its main genre and outside the constrains that genre almost necessarily sets up. The result is a sound that has all the hook of dreamy pop (of any age) without any of the formulaic moves.¬†Untitled (Five Tears)¬†brims with an energy and skill that is […]