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Monday, August 1 2005

Music by the Living Dead?

Athlete's music might challenge you, but you'll have to decide if that's good or bad.


Tuesday, November 16 2010

Athlete: Singles 01-10

Athlete are devoid of melodic affability. Go on. I dare you to list five of the group’s biggest hits? Stumped?

Tuesday, March 2 2010

Athlete: Black Swan

There is no denying a certain haunting quality to the music but it's a haunting largely carried out by the ghosts of pop's past. Annoyingly, these are songs which will get into your head with their formulaic perfection

Thursday, September 27 2007

Athlete: Beyond the Neighbourhood

In Beyond the Neighbourhood Athlete attempts to move outside the sonic district they've shared with their contemporaries, while expressing a new generation's confusions and concerns.

Monday, April 18 2005

Athlete: Tourist

Athlete's second album arrives on the scene, seven years too late.

Monday, May 31 2004

Athlete: Vehicles & Animals


Monday, June 14 2010

Athlete: 7 June 2010 - Toronto

Athlete put on an incredible set of distinctly British (and distinctly Athlete) pop songs including “El Salvador”, “Black Swan Song” and my personal favorite, “Twenty-Four Hours”.

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