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Joe Sweeney

Crystal Canyon

Crystal Canyon

Portland dream-pop group builds beguiling atmospheres on “Yours with Affection and Sorrow”

Exclave

Exclave

Portland metal band’s blunt-force assault slays on “Mortality”

Fat Knuckle Freddy

Fat Knuckle Freddy

The American Primitive guitarist captures the nation’s mood with “Corruption, Deceit, Murder”

Anni Clark

Anni Clark

The Maine singer/songwriter poignantly asks “Will It Ever Be the Same”