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2008 Stories by Kory Grow

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  • Dengue Fever

    published December 31, 2008

    Los Angeles–based Cambodian-pop-via-psych-rock group Dengue Fever are impressive for making sense of their disparate influences. Lead singer... More >>

  • Mos Def

    published December 31, 2008

    Although Mos Def has been busy acting lately, appearing as Chuck Berry in Cadillac Records and, uh, Jack Black's sidekick in Be Kind... More >>

  • Girl Talk

    published November 5, 2008

    In concert, Girl Talk is as much of a rock star as a DJ, which sort of explains why he's playing the cavernous Terminal 5 and not a more... More >>

  • Calexico's Western Reunion

    published September 10, 2008

    When we last heard from the Sergio Leone–worshipping Tex-Mex balladeers Calexico on 2006's middling Garden Ruin, it seemed the Man... More >>

  • BLOOD, SWEAT, AND CHEERS

    published March 25, 2008

    Known for sweaty concerts, warp-speed tempos, and overdriven volumes, Converge has been peddling its mix of thrash metal, hardcore punk,... More >>

  • DRONE HOME

    published February 26, 2008

    Named for a song by early-’80s grunge granddaddies the Melvins, Tokyo trio Boris are known for their headbangable noise-punk and their... More >>

  • HOMETOWN ADVANTAGE

    published February 19, 2008

    There’s a certain depth to how Brooklyn indie rockers The National texture their songs that other bands lack. For all the comparisons... More >>

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