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Interview with The Very Best

The Very Best are a deliciously odd trio. The band formed more than four years ago, after DJ gods Johan Karlberg and Etienne Tron of Radioclit met Esau Mwamwaya after buying a bike at Mwamwaya’s used furniture/junk store ...
 
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The Happy Hollows

It was pretty startling to me that, after listening to only one track from The Happy Hollows, I was able to draw comparisons to nearly every single notable indie-rock band fronted by a woman in the past several years. Now, befo...

 
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LadybiRdS Begin to Take Successful Flight

Cute. It is a four-letter word that has always irked me a bit. I am not sure why either; it is a perfectly legible word in the Merriam-Webster dictionary with three different definitions. Yes, three. Actually, on second thought...
 
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Bark Bark Bark “Haunts” In Debut

Seeing the rampant success of bands like Xiu Xiu and Man Man, Jacob Cooper must have been considering all aspects when deciding on the name for his new solo project. Following the currently popular band-naming ritual of duplica...

 
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Dappled Cities Fly Tweak Their Name and Sound

The five members of Dappled Cities comfortably define themselves as a band who creates “oddball pop”. Oddball pop? Well, the particular specification seems to be getting more common by the day with bands like Daniel...
 
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The Latest From Finland: Husky Rescue

While artists from countries such as Sweden and Japan have seen a surprising amount of Western success in the past few years, several other countries continue to fly under the radar despite producing great music. An ideal examp...

 
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Field Music kicks off 2007 with a roar

Along with yesterday’s The Semanaires, here we are again with another trio that partly consists of two brothers. They call themselves Field Music, and you may recognize their name due to their exceptional self-titled debu...
 
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Another Beach Boys tribute; New Pornographers go Live!

I found a fairly interesting tribute album yesterday. Though there have been dozens of Beach Boys tributes already, Do It Again: A Tribute To Pet Sounds is another nod to one of the most influential albums of all time. The trib...

 
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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...