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Last year was a pretty extraordinary year in my life. I was lucky enough to spend time in Europe and had the fortune of seeing the Kandinsky survey exhibit at the Tate Modern in London. Inside, there were a series of bills posted along the museum illuminating the...

Saturday, 17 March 2007
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Finding Guernsey on a map can be mere guesswork, but some 75 miles off the coast of Great Britain in the English Channel, one finds the tiny island that is Britain’s last existing fiefdom. Although things might be changing for the little kingdom in Parliament,...

Friday, 16 March 2007
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The second installment of Lunarcast features Big Business, perhaps the busiest and most productive rock band around. Bassist/singer Jared Warren and arguably one the best drummers alive, Coady Willis, not only thrive as a two-piece, cultivating a style of heavy music...

Friday, 16 March 2007
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Let’s just start this straight off. The Arcade Fire’s latest, Neon Bible, isn’t as good as Funeral. Tear-jerking crescendos are much fewer and farther between. The hair on the back of your neck won’t get quite as much of a workout. But consider...

Tuesday, 13 March 2007
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I have spent the past year in every record shop I could find up the coast of California looking for albums by the Mexican alternative rock band, Zoé. The song "Deja Te Conecto" was burned on a mix CD for me a few ago, and has been on repeat in my car...

Tuesday, 13 March 2007
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Whether or not the title of The Ponys’ new record, Turn the Lights Out, has anything to do with Interpol’s famed 2002 release Turn on the Bright Lights (or whether it’s remotely related to the fact that the Chicago foursome just got signed to Matador,...

Monday, 12 March 2007
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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will headline a spring tour that will start with support from The Fratellis in San Diego on May 6th and have them touring through June. The tour will fall on the wings of the release of their fourth album, Baby 81, out May 1st on RCA...

Thursday, 08 March 2007
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THE DECEMBERISTS – [DVD]
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ARTIST: The Decemberists – DATE: 03-07-07 REVIEW BY: Clara Druzgalski ALBUM: The Decemberists: A Practical Handbook (DVD) LABEL: Kill Rock Stars   The Decemberists are headed up. They recently signed to Capitol Records for their fourth studio album The...

Wednesday, 07 March 2007
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The Decemberists are headed up. They recently signed to Capitol Records for their fourth studio album The Crane Wife, have been touring to promote it with sold out shows, and have somehow managed to get their name on the Coachella poster printed larger than Sonic...

Wednesday, 07 March 2007
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Undoubtedly, one of last year’s best albums was Midlake’s The Trials of Van Occupanther. Actually, inarguably is probably a better word than undoubtedly, because while non-listeners may doubt its brilliance, they can’t argue after hearing...

Wednesday, 07 March 2007
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