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The Temper Trap

The Temper Trap is four radio-friendly friends from Melbourne, Australia. Dougy, Jonny, Lorenzo, and Toby all found each other by bar hopping in Melbourne, calling it pure good will that they all had the same aspirations of sta...
 
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Upcoming releases: Frog Eyes, Smashing Pumpkins, Maps

Here is a brand new track from Frog Eyes. You know, one third of the apparent holy trinity that is Swan Lake. I may sound a bit unjust in saying this, but my favorite songwriter out of the three is Frog Eyes’ Carey Mercer...

 
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Unlucky Atlas

Many would claim that Chicago is one of the most important birthplaces of alternative rock, with bands such as the Smashing Pumpkins, Smog, and Wilco representing bursts of ingenuity from the local scene. Unlucky Atlas is a new...
 
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Silversun Pickups

While Silversun Pickups have been one of the most blogged about rookie bands in 2006, I saw and heard them for the first time on a local television show on Saturday night. The first thing that struck me was the band’s inv...

 
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The Specimen: groovy, psychedelic, sexy, _____ (any adjective)

Something tells me that Matt Gorny isn’t fond of being specific. Either that, or he has an admiration for every significant decade of modern music. When asked about the particular genre of his band, The Specimen, he simpl...
 
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Aussie Bands Taking Over!

Who doesn’t love pandas? Unless you bite one, they are lovable gentle giants (most of the time). The Panda Band initially sound to be just as lovable. I’ve only heard four songs from this Australian five-piece, but ...

 
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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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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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She, Sir prefer to be dreamy

Few artists have the certain skill and tendancy to create hypnotic layers of sound that captivate the listener and bring them to a different place. In the mainstream, the genre of shoegaze is often thought of as a bunch of guit...