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Wild Beasts and Two Dancers

Distinction will never be an issue for Wild Beasts. With a voice like Hayden Thorpeā€™s, it almost seems as if the English four-piece could put any arrangement under his dramatic delivery and the result would sound great. A styli...
 
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Steve Aoki’s Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles

If you live in Los Angeles, attend parties every weekend (or weekday), and love to dance (or just listen to it), then the name Steve Aoki probably sounds more familiar than George W. Bush. Aoki has more fans, I can say that muc...

 
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1990s (the band, not the decade)

Think back to the 1990s. What comes to mind? For me and many others engaged in music, we all remember the uprising of grunge, alternative, and Brit-pop. Indeed, we know them as the glory years before the formulaic boy bands and...
 
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REVIEW: The Cribs – Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever

The Cribs – Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever by Tom Barrett Strokes-lite opportunists or genuine contenders? Your opinion of The Cribs will generally fall into these two brackets. That being said, Men̵...

 
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The Zetland Players; Butcher Boy

I’m sure your mother has told you at least once to “respect your elders”. The Zetland Players are certainly respectful, with two of the three members taking cues from their grandfathers, who were both musician...
 
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Matthew Friedberger

Though he has a rather serious look on his face in the above photo, Matthew Friedberger‘s music has some of the most fun and creative elements you will hear today. He is most well known for being half of the brother and s...

 
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SHORT BITS – #16

Though David Bowie is taking the year off, he will curate the High Line Festival in New York in May 2007. It is quite far away, but it will be Bowie’s first show in New York in four years ( source ). Another veteran music...