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Morrissey: World Peace Is None of Your Business

Morrissey: World Peace Is None of Your Business

Kevin Korber July 20, 2014 0

Being a Morrissey fan is difficult, and that’s not just because you have to contend with things like canceled tours and outrageous statements dismissing whole countries over their treatment of animals. There’s always a

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Wunder Wunder: Everything Infinite

Wunder Wunder: Everything Infinite

Jester Jay Goldman July 20, 2014 0

Is anyone else getting tired of the glut of twee retro bands? Sure, jangle and reverb are cool, but there’s got to be a limit. Wunder Wunder’s spin on this old game is to

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Concert Review: DIIV/LODRO

Concert Review: DIIV/LODRO

Derek Staples July 20, 2014 0

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Craig Leon: Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 1: Nommos/Visiting

Craig Leon: Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 1: Nommos/Visiting

Pat Padua July 17, 2014 0

Craig Leon was 24 when he produced the Ramones’ debut album in 1976. He went on to shape some of the seminal recordings of the American punk scene, producing albums by Blondie and Richard

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Quantic: Magnetica

Quantic: Magnetica

Brian Hodge July 17, 2014 0

There’s a great little tapas place by me that showcases traditional foods and flavors, but in a totally transcendent way. The preparation is straightforward and the seasonings simple, but this allows these authentic tastes

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Concert Review: Bonobo

Concert Review: Bonobo

Derek Staples July 17, 2014 0

(Photos: Tobias Schrenk) Simon Green (aka Bonobo) has created a niche for himself over the last 15 years. Like Thievery Corporation, he morphed what was originally a club experience into a massive, full-stage downtempo

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Mike Cooper: Trout Steel/Places I Know/The Machine Gun Co. with Mike Cooper

Mike Cooper: Trout Steel/Places I Know/The Machine Gun Co. with Mike Cooper

Jacob Adams July 16, 2014 0

A Wikipedia search for the name “Mike Cooper” turns up entries on a Canadian politician, a rugby player and a British photographer, but none on the neglected avant-folk musician who made some killer albums

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Oren Ambarchi, Keiji Haino and Jim O’Rourke: Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection for Those Things Said to Be as of Yet Unseen

Oren Ambarchi, Keiji Haino and Jim O’Rourke: Only Wanting to Melt Beautifully Away Is It a Lack of Contentment That Stirs Affection for Those Things Said to Be as of Yet Unseen

Jake Cole July 16, 2014 0

It’s hard to pass off a trio of experimental musicians as a supergroup. Not only is broader recognition of stand-out performers too low to justify the term, the natural inclination toward collaboration in underground

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Holy Hell! Superunknown turns 20

Holy Hell! Superunknown turns 20

Nathan Stevens July 16, 2014 0

I was born into the post-grunge world. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” had knocked glam metal into oblivion before my parents had even thought about kids, so my early introduction to alternative rock mainly consisted

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James: La Petite Mort

James: La Petite Mort

Michael Merline July 15, 2014 0

As its title implies, La Petite Mort is a reaction to death (and doesn’t shy away from sex); the death of vocalist Tim Booth’s mother, the death of his best friend, Booth’s well-known childhood

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