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Music Consumption: The Shipping News
07/15/1999 The Shipping News: Save Everything

For some reason, The Shipping News has been slow to catch on for me, but once I've listened to their stuff for a while, it really does catch on. I bought their CD "Save Everything" with the expectation that it would sound different from how it does sound, but expectations or no, it's thoroughly engaging. A friend says it reminds her of someone from the late '80s, but she can't recall who. Neither can I; while there are reference points here and there, it adds up to a tasty post-rock signature.