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Short Bits – 9/2/06

Most well known as the romantic and musical companion to Matthew Herbert, Dani Siciliano will be adding even more to her resumé as she will be releasing her second solo album, Slappers, this month. The album is in succession t...
 
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Squarepusher mixes it up

Squarepusher is the alias for Thomas Jenkinson, an English musician who uses nothing more than a bass guitar, samples, and a drum machine to create his music. As simple as that may sound, Squarepusher’s sound is extremely...

 
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The Isles

I wonder how far a review of The Isles can go without mentioning The Smiths… not very far at all, it seems. The comparison makes its point though, as vocalist Andrew Geller has obvious similarities to the breezy and melan...
 
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Lemon tastes sweet, not sour

Lemon is a New York-based collaborative consisting of singer/songwriter Roger Smith and multi-instrumentalist Thor Madsen. Smith and Madsen are heavily influenced by a variety of genres, but their passion for 70s R&B is pa...

 
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Sunny Day Sets Fire from all over the world

Music is a universal language. I believe that we can all agree on this, but Sunny Day Sets Fire may understand this slightly more than many. The foursome’s members originate from Italy, Hong Kong, and the UK. Vocalist/gui...
 
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We know how to dance!

I find it interesting how often the synth fad fades in and out over the years. A few years ago, any band using it as a main component of their songs were labeled as “stuck in the past” or “cheap”. Curren...

 
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WEDNESDAY PLAYLIST

People go to Lollapalooza only to check their e-mail… surprising? Nah. Researchers are blaming music for the increase in teen sex, even though the cause is just more meat products and porn. Linda Kay continues the trend t...
 
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The Jam and some toast…

In the midst of the British punk explosion in the late 70s, every one of those risin bands seemed to have at least one hit in the USA, whether it be The Clash, The Buzzcocks, or The Sex Pistols, they all were at least recogniza...

 
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DISCOGRAPHY: The Smiths

It was only a matter of time before I thoroughly talked about The Smiths. I understand their wide audience and popularity and while I like to expose new music, it is rewarding to bring back nostalgia or introduce great older ba...
 
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DASHING DEBUTS: Hal – Hal

Though Hal‘s debut album, Hal, was released in the spring of 2005, it will most likely always be remembered as a summer album. The Irish quartet consists of brothers Dave (guitar/vocals) and Paul Allen (bass/vocals), Step...