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Part 2: From Meklit Hadero to the Old 97's
18 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Slipped Discs continues with the return of a '60s pop heartthrob, the best underappreciated hip-hip album of the year, the resurrection of a legendary '80s band, some great beats from M.I.A. and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.

Keep Me Away From the Present Tense: An Interview with Librarians
1 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM

PopMatters spoke with the band’s co-leader, Ryan Hizer, about Morgantown’s surprisingly cool music scene, those fickle things called influences and the band you should really be listening to: Big Ass Manatee.


Librarians: Present Passed
28 Jul 2010 // 4:59 PM

Librarians' second album deftly combines danceable, slightly funky beats with touches of psychedelia. It's a winning combination.

Librarians: Alright Easy Candy Stranger
17 Dec 2006 // 3:02 PM

Middle of the road dance pop that never quite rises above.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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