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  • 7 years ago

    So if it's true that President Obama will bring us together as one nation to heal the wounds of the last eight years, end the Iraq War, bolster the middle class, teach the world to sing, and render the red-state/blue-state distinction irrelevant, ...

  • 7 years ago

    Mogwai recently released a deluxe 10th-anniversary edition of their debut, Young Team, which opens with a girl testifying on the majesty of her favorite band: "If the stars had a sound, it would sound like this." Now that's brassy, but then Mogwai...

  • 8 years ago

    Let's put the jokes aside for a second. Let's forget about that one Fox TV show where that one character said Death Cab for Cutie was his favorite band, which did for indie rock what Run-D.M.C. did for Adidas. Let's forget that Death Cab is so fey...

  • 8 years ago

    Hate to get all nostalgic here, but we've got to hop on Pop's time machine and take a whiz back to them kindly '90s, when Portishead first arrived like some new disease, dark and sly and killer. People then were just starting to wrap their heads a...

  • 8 years ago

    Oh, Fuck Buttons. Fucking Fuck Buttons. So hard, getting past that name. At least Fuck Wolf, amazingly, was already taken. (Fuck Wolf's label site says they create an "aural douche that will leave [you] salivating," a mixed metaphor so rich it had...

  • 8 years ago

    The only time I've gotten any real kicks out of Beach House was at an actual beach house. It was raining outside, dark and cold and miserable, and we'd plowed through a few bottles of red, had made a fire, had smoked a joint, had wrung all possibl...


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