Active Child's "Hanging On" is a break-up ballad, but it's the rare variety that chooses maturity over self-pity. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Active Child: Nakedly Plaintive

"Hanging On" is a break-up ballad, but it's the rare variety that chooses maturity over self-pity.

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Active Child's "Wilderness" winds up somewhere truly beautiful: one part ambient electronica, one part bedroom folk. Brent Mullins hide caption

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