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Wild Beasts and Two Dancers

Distinction will never be an issue for Wild Beasts. With a voice like Hayden Thorpe’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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The Careless Turns of Klum

Urban legends and Hollywood productions certainly have a hand in molding the common perception of being in a band. Want a bowl of M&Ms in your room after the show, with all the brown ones removed? It’s on the way, sir. How ...

 
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J. Tillman Sings the Vacilando Territory Blues

Though there are still a few underexposed albums from 2008 that I will feature in the coming weeks, it is most certainly not too early to move on to 2009. We have only slightly more than three weeks left and, with the “Top 50 A...
 
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A Frightened Rabbit in a Midnight Organ Fight

With acclaimed artists like Belle & Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, and Mogwai becoming highly reputable names over the past few years, even the youngest of indie-rock fans are beginning to recognize the Scottish town of Glasgo...

 
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RickoLus Plays in His American Backyard

It is always interesting to explore the new solo project of an artist whose familiarity remains strong to the listener, primarily because of a past group or project they participated in. Unless the artist decides to transform t...
 
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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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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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Hail Social Makes Dancing Seem Fun Again

Hail Social are one of those bands that you can throw comparisons around all day for. Their eclectic mixture of synth-pop, post-punk, and most other genres with an included dash is both highly engaging and infectiously melodic,...

 
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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...