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Candy Claws featured on Pitchfork's Forkcast

Wonder if the MySpace page belonging to Candy Claws has seen a significant spike in the past two days. We're guessing that it has. Around this time yesterday, "Catamaran," a track from the outfit's latest effort, In the Dream of Sea Life, which has been remastered and is slated to be reissued on Indiecater Records, was featured on the site's Forkcast. Although there wasn't much in the way of a write-up ("The acquatic inspiration is clear from the opening seconds of "Catamaran", as sounds of the ocean tide mix with toy piano, clattering percussion, and boy/girl harmonies -- a warm, sunlit sound."), the exposure is undoubtedly welcomed. I mean, you never know where it might lead. Take Pictureplane, for example, who was brought to the attention of Pitchfork by HEALTH, who mentioned the act in an interview. Pictureplane went from being highlighted as a rising artist to being featured in Forkcast twice to receiving a glowing review for Dark Rift, its Lovepump United debut -- a nod that's worth its weight in gold in terms of cachet.

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