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Thursday, November 11 2010

Totally Nude Island: An Interview with Fred Schneider

After the B-52's passed on a holiday album several times over, Fred Schneider took matters into his own hands, recording an album with his new group, the Superions. Schneider opines recording an EP in a bathroom, wondered who the Flight of the Conchords are, and worked to dispel rumors that he threw a ham at Paula Deen.


Reviews

Wednesday, November 10 2010

Alloy Ark: To, the Bottom of the Sea

The piano and unexpected rhythms give an almost vaudevillian feel, and keep the album from sounding like Kindercore-by-numbers.


Sunday, November 7 2010

The Farewell Drifters: Yellow Tag Mondays

These guys don't do angst, and they don't wear overalls.


Sunday, September 19 2010

Jesse Harris: Through the Night

The through-line of Through the Night seems to be a pared-down, unfussy approach to music that clearly comes from the heart.


Sunday, September 12 2010

A.R.E Weapons: Darker Blue

With a smidgen less cockiness and a little more skill under their belts, NYC electro-punks are still kind of awesome.


Wednesday, August 25 2010

The Hot Toddies: Get Your Heart On

It's as if Darla and the other girls on The Little Rascals grew up, moved to Malibu and developed an enthusiastic taste for guitars and Guinness.


Blogs

Tuesday, April 3 2012

Jaded Punk Hulk a Smash on Twitter


Wednesday, March 23 2011

New Mexico Has "Motion Sickness"


Wednesday, September 22 2010

My Chemical Romance Announce New Album Title


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Lords of the New Church, "Dance with Me" (Sound Affects) [10.Nov.09]
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The Gun Club - "Run Through the Jungle" (Sound Affects) [26.Oct.09]
(500) Days of Summer -- The Music (Sound Affects) [8.Oct.09]
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