Jaime Lowe

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  • 10 years ago

    Rapture frontman Luke Jenner flings chants and whines as though they were calls to prayer on Pieces of the People We Love, oft backed by equally yearning guitars. Responding to the rapturous Internet hype whipped up by 2003's Echoes, the dance-pun...

  • 10 years ago

    MC Lars is here to announce what everyone already knows: The kids like their MySpace, MP3s are free like water, Ahab is rad, and Internet chats are sketchy. It sounds like he's lampooning à la whitey rap predecessors Paul Barman or Weird Al...

  • 10 years ago

    By now, two multiplatinum albums on, explaining Gorillaz is exasperating. Even the puppet in the balcony (the same one that later simulated fellatio) said, "We're a puppet version of a cartoon from a band called Gorillaz." Of course. Undulated and...

  • 11 years ago

    Russell Jones (Ol' Dirty Bastard) died November 13 as a result of "intoxication by the combined effects of cocaine and [the pain-killer] Tramadol." He had nine days left on parole, and was alone in the recording studio past curfew. He had just mis...

  • 11 years ago

    New York's own stepsister band (they've toured with the Killers, Franz Ferdinand, the Thrills, and Stellastarr*), Ambulance LTD took the Bowery stage March 7 with their instrumental "Yoga Means Union," coaxing layers of chords out of simple repeti...

  • 11 years ago

    You know that whack-a-mole game at the boardwalk where you slug the bouncing puppets as hard as you can to send them back into the mechanical habitat they came from? If the whack-a-moles sang—harmoniously and relentlessly—they would be t...


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