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The Eversons

The Eversons are highlights in the fusion of past and present that is art-punk, a genre most recently propelled by names like Art Brut and The Rakes. Both groups debuted in 2005 with a thickly accented, spontaneously wry vocal ...
 
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I Heart Hiroshima, Bass or No Bass

No instrument has ever been a necessity, for talented artists always find a means for audible manipulation. It sounds like such a conceited and disdainful word, but when manipulation is used as a means to promote unconditional ...

 
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Best Albums of 2007: #40 to #31

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Assembly Now

I checked out Assembly Now on the recommendation of Art Brut’s publisher. Though their style is not similar to the rhyming fiends of Art Brut, it’s easy to see that Assembly Now has what it takes to join the ranks o...

 
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Some familiar faces from the UK

Blur frontman Damon Albarn has always been involved with something musically fascinating. Besides being the face of the highly popular Blur, Albarn has also been one of the core members of the virtually capable Gorillaz. He als...
 
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Short Bits

Oh, I’ve been waiting far too long for Jarvis Cocker‘s new solo album. Sure, it was fun seeing Jarvis (and the rest of the Wyrd Sisters) perform at Harry Potter’s prom of rejection, but it has been five years ...

 
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SHORT BITS – 7/19/06

We have a MySpace page now… check it out and add us! The nominations for the Mercury music prize have been announced, including Arctic Monkeys, Editors, Hot Chip, Muse, and Thom Yorke. The dark horse (and my favorite out ...
 
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MUSIC DOWNLOADS: Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club are just another indie rock band from Toronto that know how to manufacture some pretty nifty hooks. Take the opening song off of their EP, Lesson in Crime, for example. ‘Cheer It On’ is really no d...

 
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MUSIC DOWNLOADS: Think About Life

Think About Life are a duo from Montreal consisting of Graham Van Pelt and Martin Cesar (of Dishwasher and Monkey Heart). As shown in the picture above, Matt Shane is the name of their drum machine. Their sound can easily be co...
 
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SHORT BITS – #12

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke claim their new album is “even more terrifying” than their classic OK Computer. Songs being considered are such as ‘Arpeggi’, ‘House Of Cards’, ’15 StepR...