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Let’s get it out of the way: what is Simian Mobile Disco? It’s undoubtedly one of the more unusual names in music today. But doing some investigative sleuthing, or really just putting two and two together, the name itself isn’t much of a conundrum....

Tuesday, 10 July 2007
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With certain bands, the fanboy tendencies that writers try to suppress go right out the window, along with any sort of journalistic objectivity. Luckily, we don't have to be all that objective, since criticism is by nature subjective. That being said, we love The...

Monday, 09 July 2007
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I’m not sure why, but every time I had Made Out of Babies’ 2006 release Coward playing in my car, I usually just ended up getting stared at with a look that said, “dude?!” Well, I thought the New York band rocked hard and the chick lead singer,...

Monday, 09 July 2007
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Joining a roster that tugs between roots-based music and reeling noise punk on Thurston Moore's Ecstatic Peace Records, the newly inducted James Toth has taken sides and forged ahead without a look back over his shoulder. Dropping the ever-changing latter half of...

Saturday, 07 July 2007
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From the moment I walked up to the Key Club in Los Angeles for the final regional qualifier for the U.S. Air Guitar Championships, I knew this night would be amazing. What tipped me off was my first glimpse at a few of the contestants making their way into the venue...

Thursday, 05 July 2007
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2007 has turned out to be a pretty spectacular year for music in our opinion. So much so that we wanted to share our Top 10 records of the year…so far. Mark Ziemke1. The National – Boxer 2. The Bees – Octopus3. Land of Talk – Applause Cheer Boo...

Thursday, 05 July 2007
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Thursday, 05 July 2007
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Once upon a time in January, Division Day was on the verge of taking the indie world by storm. They’d recorded a record—Beartrap Island—at John Vanderslice’s Tiny Telephone studio, which was garnering all sorts of pre-release buzz in the blogs....

Wednesday, 04 July 2007
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Leslie Feist managed to make an enormous splash on Let It Die, her second album out from under the umbrella of Canada’s musical superhero coalition Broken Social Scene, in part out of shock at her incredible talent and songwriting. One album and 3 years later,...

Wednesday, 04 July 2007
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I never thought I would want to move back to Columbus, Ohio, but as the days went by, it looked as if the guys from Interpol were planning on avoiding the West Coast like we had some highly contagious disease. Well, in order to keep pushing Our Love To Admire they...

Tuesday, 03 July 2007
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