By David Browne
Updated February 21, 1997 at 05:00 AM EST
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Brighten the Corners

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Curbing their smarty-pants indulgences, these wiseacres get down to business, crafting indie guitar rock that ebbs and flows with delicate power. Singer-guitarist Stephen Malkmus even has flashes of sincerity: ”A voice coach taught me to sing/He couldn’t teach me to love.” The warbling Malkmus could use more voice lessons, and the production is thinner than a supermodel, but Brighten the Corners proves there are still signs of life in this otherwise moribund genre.

Brighten the Corners

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