Articles tagged stars

22 Oct 2014 // 1:05 AM

Stars: No One Is Lost

No One Is Lost is undoubtedly a fun album, but it very much gets lost in its own narrative.

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Major Label Debut: Kevin Drew and 10 Years of Arts & Crafts

When Kevin Drew co-founded Arts & Crafts, his label was intended simply as a way to get out the music of his band, Broken Social Scene. Now, ten years later, Drew gives PopMatters an unflinching look at the ups and downs of running one of the most influential labels out there today.

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9 Jul 2010 // 3:25 AM

Stars: 22 June 2010 - Los Angeles

The six-member indie constellation Stars treated the crowd to a live re-creation of The Five Ghosts and two additional sets of their beloved back catalogue, as voted by fans online.

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13 Nov 2007 // 2:45 PM

In praise of sophistipop: Prefab Sprout then, Stars now

I was about to start this by serving up some lofty rubbish about this being an aesthetically devolved age in which sophisticated contemporary pop (I

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Stars: In Our Bedroom After the War

No matter in what medium it's first released, the new Stars album contains two of the absolute best pop songs of the year -- and the rest ain't half bad, either.

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16 Aug 2007 // 11:45 AM

Aesop Rock Citronella [MP3]       None Shall Pass [MP3] both from None Shall Pass (Def Jux) releasing August 28.    

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Stars: Do You Trust Your Friends?

Stars take their breakthrough album Set Yourself on Fire and hand it over to their friends for hit-and-miss remix treatment.

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13 Nov 2006 // 7:00 PM

Malena Pérez: Stars

Stars is a celebratory album, and also a happy one. Singing, "What if I told you that you're beautiful? / Would you believe?" Pérez sounds sincerely interested in the answer.

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	Stars: Set Yourself on Fire

There is nothing vague about the sweet ache running like candy stripes throughout the confectioner's swirl of their endearing electro chamber pop.

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7 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

One of the greatest injustices in music, in my opinion, is the cult of the lead singer. They get all the glory, display the most

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6 Jul 2003 // 10:00 PM

	Stars: Heart

An entire album of love songs? It sounds like an awful stunt, one best executed by one of those fly-by-night teen pop acts of the

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	Kazufumi Kodama A.K.A. “Echo” from Dub Station: Stars

Come on, people, we’ve been over this: ambient dub doesn’t need any more masterpieces. We’ve already had Dubchek’s Down Memory Gap

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24 Sep 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Stars: The Comeback EP

Stars is a four-piece electronic pop band currently based in Montreal. At the Darla records site, Stars vocalist Torquill Campbell describes their last CD, the

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

        Stars: Nightsongs

Both the band’s name, Stars, and the title of their album Nightsongs have an obvious appropriateness about them. The after-midnight feel of these songs

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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