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Estella Hung


Monday, March 7 2011

When Saints Go Machine: Fail Forever

Fail Forever is an admirable synthesis of the rigidities of dance music and the vicissitudes of pop. Like a night bus ride, it can be simultaneously mindless, frightful, and perversely beautiful.

Tuesday, February 22 2011

Smith Westerns: Smith Westerns

The Smith Westerns show it is possible to pull off garage-style glam rock, and then some.

Thursday, February 17 2011

Kero One: Kinetic World

Another feather in the cap for the Asian-American rapper.

Monday, January 24 2011

DVAS: Society

This Canadian outfit’s second album Society is geared to lubricate dance limbs and aid insobriety with plenty of synth action, but it runs out of puff fairly quickly.

Tuesday, January 11 2011

Eux Autres: Broken Bow

Eux Autres' wish to be considered as more than a band that puts smiles on faces goes unheeded with Broken Bow. But that's okay.

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