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Marmalakes' 2010 EP, Wonder Winds, proved an impressive debut behind the local trio's intricate exuberance, and their seven-song sophomore follows suit. The EP careens through "The Adventures of Jubilant John in Giggle City" and unhinges on "Colour of Defeat," but underlying charm and classical guitar tones prevail on the jumping "Geneva Hall," string-strewn "Red Metal Rescue," and beautifully sullen closer "Balmorhea." ***

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