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Mr. and Mrs. Georgie James

“Oh, breaking up is so very hard to do.” The opening line comes from one of Burt Bacharach’s more guiltless songs, “Make it Easy on Yourself”; later covered more proficiently by Scott Walker. Such ...
 
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The Superfantastics Love the 80s (and Michael J. Fox)

If it were not for the references to ICQ, Facebook, and other forms of technological social networking in the geekily titled “The Only One I C++ is U++”, it would be rather difficult for first-time listeners of The ...

 
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Lovely Afternoons in Cardiff

Sometimes the oddest of mixtures can bring a band together. For The Afternoons, it was a mutual love for the prolific David Bowie and the spicy Indian dish, curry. Hey, whatever works. Since their formation in 1999, lead vocali...
 
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Paul Gonzenbach’s Baby Panda Grows Up

Solo projects usually tend to be a capricious affair, either structurally reflective of the main songwriter’s prior project or entirely incomparable in delivery and style. While the artists who flourish with a continuatio...

 
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Obscure Sound: Best of July 2007

July was another month containing quality music. A bunch of these new artists will most certainly see a deservedly large amount of exposure shortly. 01. Mono in VCF – Spider Rotation (post) 02. Testa Rosa – Ollie &a...
 
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Testa Rosa and Their Masterful Debut

In the marvelously abundant world of music blogs, it is rare occasion when a new artist that is worthwhile has yet to be exposed. I have found over the years that there remains thousands of writers like myself who find satisfac...

 
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Weller & Coxon Collaborate on “This Old Town”

When Britain’s most infamous tabloid newspaper, The Sun, published a few months ago that Paul Weller and Graham Coxon were in the studio working together on a few new tracks, I assume most people considered it to be a mer...
 
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Let’s French in D.C.

I would assume that the local music scene in Washington D.C. is filled with an abundant number of bands who view American patriotism as a promotional advantage After all, the nation’s capital would most likely look admira...

 
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Bryan Scary and The Shredding Tears

I have learned many interesting things about people through lively music discussion. One would be the form of desperation individuals often find themselves in, looking up random artists on Wikipedia and presenting baseless know...
 
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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...