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I have a confession to make: I like country music.

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While the sound is similar, the invocation of minimalism that pervades the album is individual to Francis and Francis alone. It’s his expertise, after all.

Throughout the record, one can hear influences ranging from as far as progressive rock to jazz.

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Daily Music Writers discuss the essential tunes to start out 2018.

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December 6, 2017 | 9:32 marks the beginning of saajtak's song "Underscore [ _ ]", a song that rises with the waves of singer Alex Koi's vocals only to delve into the cacophonous rhythm of what could easily be both a jazz or electronic piece

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It felt like Smith’s evocative lyrics carried me to Jupiter, where I felt the gravitational pull of 16 moons hold me in place. It was extremely heavy, and I’d give anything to anyone if I could listen to Horses for the first time again.

“Oftentimes, I find myself the only woman on the entire summer concert festival series, and I’m also usually the only person who’s playing at least a large percentage of women composers and usually the only person who’s playing composers of color. I take real pride in that and also in raising awareness or at least giving people the idea that this is a direction in which their institutions could move,” Ng said.

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There aren’t a lot of bands that make me feel at home, every time I hear them, even now.

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And as I step out into the daunting “real world,” I’ll look back on college and thank Dr. Kanye West and Dr. Fiona Apple right along with my academic professors.