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2010 Stories by Chandler Levack

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  • Anamanaguchi

    published December 29, 2010

    Four Loko supporters and the men behind the soundtrack to the Scott Pilgrim video game, Anamanaguchi make erratic soundscapes out of a... More >>

  • Lee Fields & the Expressions

    published December 29, 2010

    Before Sharon Jones rightly led a new class to get on the goodfoot, she was singing backup for vintage soul singer Lee Fields. The revival has... More >>

  • Class Actress

    published December 22, 2010

    For the intrepid music lover, the ideal New Year's doesn't involve $900 bottle service and a Black Eyed Peas remix. Instead, ring in 2011 with... More >>

  • The Slackers

    published December 8, 2010

    The last time you heard ska in a bowling alley, it was "Santeria" by Sublime. Tonight, New York outfit the Slackers will draw upon their highly... More >>

  • The Hood Internet

    published December 8, 2010

    Girl Talk paired Britney with Akon. Chi-town mash-up duo the Hood Internet took the concept one step further, creating sublime confections in... More >>

  • OK Go

    published October 20, 2010

    These four nerds on treadmills have staying power. Approved by Ira Glass and YouTube favorites for their music videos, 2010's Of the Blue Color... More >>

  • The Black Crowes

    published October 20, 2010

    The Black Crowes--still a little Led Zeppelin and a lot Lynyrd Skynyrd--have embarked on their Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys Tour, in which they... More >>

  • K-OS+Shad

    published October 20, 2010

    Canada's answer to Kanye is equally bat-shit and well groomed, though the conscious rap of K-OS cares not for Balmain's fall collection. 2009's... More >>

  • Corin Tucker Band

    published October 13, 2010

    Now that Carrie Brownstein's doing standup and Janet Weiss has joined forces with everyone from Stephen Malkmus to Bright Eyes, ex-Sleater-Kinney... More >>

  • 'CMJ: PS I Love You+Soft Reeds+Dear Comrade'

    published October 13, 2010

    While your CMJ may pass in a drunken haze of Twitpics and Surfer Blood make-out sessions, let's make one thing clear: PS I Love You will prevail... More >>

  • My Morning Jacket

    published October 13, 2010

    On the humpday of their five night, five-album stint at Terminal (where else?) Five, the Jacket dust off their 2003 masterpiece It Still... More >>

  • Scout Niblett

    published September 29, 2010

    This flaxen-haired English rose is Steve Albini's muse, for better and for worse. On this year's The Calcination of Scout Niblett (an... More >>

  • Semi Precious Weapons

    published September 29, 2010

    Before Lady GaGa wore steak tartare, she was a de facto groupie for New York glam rockers Semi Precious Weapons, who espouse a similar belief in... More >>

  • Gorillaz

    published September 29, 2010

    Created as a response to Blur's incessant touring, Damon Albarn's 2D side project Gorillaz have finally been elevated to a live performance,... More >>

  • Born Ruffians+Winter Gloves+First Rate People

    published September 22, 2010

    Tonight showcases three of Canada's jangliest and gangliest indie rockers. From Toronto, First Rate People will charm with their infectious sweep... More >>

  • The Clean

    published September 22, 2010

    Even if you haven't heard the Clean before, you know what they sound like; the droning lo-fi of this '80s New Zealand outfit has been copied by... More >>

  • Stars

    published September 15, 2010

    A merry band of Montrealers who did time in Broken Social Scene before emerging with their own dangerous liaisons, Stars rests on the overblown... More >>

  • Anti-Flag

    published September 15, 2010

    One of the more politically inclined bands to emerge from the late '90s W,arped Tour circuit, PA punks Anti-Flag fought fascism, racism, and... More >>

  • Broken Social Scene+the Sea & Cake

    published September 8, 2010

    They come together, they break apart. Such is the nature of sprawling collective Broken Social Scene, whose recent forays into publishing (This... More >>

  • Ra Ra Riot

    published September 8, 2010

    A New Jersey sextet that takes pleasure in cello solos and keg stands, Ra Ra Riot are the state school to Vampire Weekend's Ivy League. (Frontman... More >>

  • Spoon

    published September 1, 2010

    Spoon's skeletal electro-steeze has inspired more modern musicians than the Strokes; just listen to the latest tracks of their touring mates the... More >>

  • Marc Anthony

    published September 1, 2010

    J Lo's squeeze is good for much more Stateside than just his appearance in Shall We Dance?. The Puerto Rican star brought his music to the... More >>

  • Think About Life

    published August 18, 2010

    From artist/workspace Friendship Cove in Montreal comes the insatiable hype crew Think About Life, comprised of Miracle Fortress' Graham Van Pelt,... More >>

  • Justin Bieber

    published August 18, 2010

    He's the pint size wunderkind from Ontario, Canada who made a Faustian development deal with Usher to become the music industry's only hope, and... More >>

  • Juliette Lewis

    published August 11, 2010

    Kickass character actress Juliette Lewis could've gone the Minnie Driver or JLove route with her music, crafting poppy vagina monologues that... More >>

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