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Top 5 Art music albums of 2013

Can something still swing when it hardly moves at all?

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by Alex V. Cook, Music Editor for outsideleft.com
originally published: December, 2013
His music is breathtaking and yet immediately accessible, like an open elevator shaft

Juliana Barwick - Nepenthe

Caleb Burhans - Evensong
Simone Dinerstein & Tift Merritt - Night
The Necks - Open

John Luther Adams - Inuksuit



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Alex V. Cook
Music Editor

Alex V. Cook listens to everything and writes about most of it. His latest book, the snappily titled Louisiana Saturday Night: Looking for a Good Time in South Louisiana's Juke Joints, Honky-Tonks, and Dance Halls is an odyssey from the backwoods bars and small-town dives to the swampside dance halls and converted clapboard barns of a Louisiana Saturday Night. Don't leave Heathrow without it. His first book Darkness Racket and Twang is available from SideCartel. The full effect can be had at alex v cook.com

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