Archive for the 'Best of 2010' Category

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 10/18)

Artist: Houses

Title: All Night

Label: Lefse Records

Country: US, Chicago

Genre: Dreampop, Chillwave, Downtempo

Date: 10-19-10

Houses- All Night

Pull up the bedding

Shifting towards loves dreamscape

Filled in full at home

Sun Fills

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 9/18)

Artist: Dada Trash Collage

Title: Neighbors

Label: Unsigned

Country: US, Minneapolis, MN

Genre: Concrete,Experimental, Psychedelic

Date: 5-5-10

Dada Trash Collage- Neighbors

Jagged feathers fall

Precious trash found in sound

Should it be treasured

You\’re Only Barely Alive, Because Your Life Just Started

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 8/18)

Artist: Owen Pallett

Title: Heartland

Label: Domino Records

Country: Toronto, Canada

Genre: Indie pop, Baroque pop, Experimental

Date: 1-12-10

Owen Pallett- Heartland

Orchestrated fun delight

Wicked sinister joy flies out

Is this Loki’s tune

Lewis Takes Action

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 7/18)

Artist: Fredrik

Title: Trilogi

Label: Kora

Country: Sweden

Genre: Neo Folk,Folktronic, Medieval pop

Date: 1-26-10

Fredrik- Trilogi

Effortless space show

Tender voids fulfilled in sound

Sleep awake forever

Vanmyren

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 6/18)

Artist: Seabear

Title: We Built Fire

Label: Morr Music

Country: Iceland, Reykjavik

Genre: Experimental, Folk, Indie

Date: 6-16-201

Seabear- We Built A Fire

Cool winds bear soft fruit

Bears hear a sea’s tender storm

Does it take us far

Leafmask

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 5/18)

Artist: Sharon Von Etten

Title: Epic

Label: Ba Da Bing

Country: US, Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Ambient, Folk, Indie

Date: 9-21-10

Sharon Von Etten- Epic

Peace and sorrow live

A voice is found deep in lose

Embracing gentleness

Peace Sign

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 4/18)

Artist: Rogue Valley

Title: Crater Lake

Label: Self Release

Country: US, St. Paul, MN

Genre: Folk, Modern Folk, Indie Rock

Date: 4-10-10

Rogue Valley Crater-Lake

Stories old and new

Quake with sumer dusk eternal

where is this rogue moon

The Planting Moon

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 3/18)

Artist: Chris Pureka

Title: How I Learned To See In The Dark

Label: Sad Rabbit

Country:  US, North Hampton, MA

Genre: Country, Alternative Folk

Date: 4-13-10

How I Learned To See In The Dark

Weather warn barn door

Sings sweet country chimes frosted

In new love gone days

Song For November

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 2/18)

Artist: Mountain Man

Title: Made The Harbor

Label: Bella Union

Country: US

Genre: Folk, Experimental, Grindcore

Date: 6-14-10

Mountain Man Made the Harbor

Echo found in valleys

Tender Muses swift and true

Will tell our dead tale

Honeybee

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Btrxz’s Haiku Reviews of 2010 Or Things We Over Look (in no particular order 1/18)

Artist: Haruka Nakamura

Title: Twilight

Label: Kitchen

Country: Japan

Genre: Ambient, New Age, Piano/Guitar

Date: 7-17-10

Haruka Nakamura Twilight

Twilight breaks softly

serenity aches for solstice

Will gentle be now

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