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Never meet your heroes, they say. And emphatically avoid jetting off to Iceland and making a record with them. Advice that Jimmy LaValle, aka The Album Leaf, ignores here. After half a decade composing languid West Coast folktronica, LaValle makes the obvious leap by sharing a studio with post-rocking mates Sigur R

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