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Hello again, dear Wafer lovers!

01.12.2011
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Hola! Que tal? Where to begin?! I’ve missed you, friends. It’s been so long. There was a time when I was exhausted and nauseated. Then I swelled to unbelievably enormous proportions. Then, after the passing of numerous moons, I sprung a new little Waferlet. She’s 5 months old now and, happily, she happens to dig [...]

Luxury Wafers Exclusive: Wye Oak, Live @ Chessvolt Studios with Videos and Mp3s

04.14.2010
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What I love about the young, old-sounding souls, Wye Oak from Baltimore, is the womb they create. Between Jenn Wasner’s mesmerizing, melty voice – like warm poured liquid – plus heavily enveloping guitar and Andy Stack’s arrangements, which include crashing cymbals, pounding drums and keyboard drones, there’s a wall of insulation erected that begs escape [...]

Wye Oak: The Knot, Take it In (mp3)

08.26.2009
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Take It In [mp3] I know Wye Oak’s record, The Knot (Merge, 7/21/09), has been out since late July, but it’s so engrossingly good (I’m talking genius) I must take the time to tell you about it (or at least remind you to pull out your headphones, turn on the music and jump in again). [...]