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The Flaming Lips – Embryonic (2009)

by Mike Mineo The author for the impending Flaming Lips biography must have it rough. There are few bands as consistently groundbreaking as Wayne Coyne and company, who would often devote concepts or stylistic trends into their...
 
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Vic Chesnutt Gains Some Elf Power

The aspect of collaboration can be a touchy subject for some artists. Some prefer to languish in their own solitude, crafting songs that are entirely their own with little to no help outside the spectrum of production and maste...

 
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British Sea Power Likes Rock Music

The “sophomore slump” is a term that has been applied a countless number of times for musicians, with indie-rock artists arguably being in that recent undesirable majority. It often proves difficult to attempt to pi...
 
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Ride the Bran Van 3000

It would be appropriate to say that Bran Van 3000 have been one of the most subtly successful groups of the past few years. Their songs have been displayed in a countless number of movies, television shows, and assorted adverts...

 
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Chris Robley Teaches Us the Drunken Dance of Modern Man In Love

As many aspiring hopefuls could tell you, the task of coming off as a genuinely expressive songwriter can be a grueling task. The general audience is often granted with the perception that, while many of these artists sing song...
 
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Attracted to The Opposite Sex

There are some bands who are reluctant to point out their influences, fearing that such remarks would take away from their suggested innovation. While many take pride in sounding comparably favorable to their idolized inspirati...

 
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The Assistants Revitalize the 80s Jangle

I suppose the commercialized nostalgia of the 80s unfortunately causes us to remember all those plastic synth acts who achieved success through one hit singles and predictable hooks, making the accomplishments of truly impactin...
 
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Julius Airwave

There are certain demographics that believe robots will take over within the next few centuries. As absurd as those scientologists and other controversial groups see fit, Julius Airwave is intent on mocking them. On the stage o...

 
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The roots of Electronic

Being a fan of both The Smiths and New Order, I would consider it only natural to be a fan of Electronic as well. Unrightfully, Johnny Marr was often overshadowed by Morrissey’s vibrant presence, while Bernard Sumner was ...
 
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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 ...