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Wednesday, January 21 2009

Part 2: Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu

From Katzenjammer to Xiu Xiu, PopMatters presents our second batch of Slipped Discs, 40 great albums that didn't quite make our year-end list in 2008, but our writers thought belonged there.


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Wednesday, October 23 2013

Sparks: New Music for Amnesiacs, the Ultimate Collection

If you’re new to the group, and have no inclination to wade much further than the hits and better album cuts, this collection might be tailor made just for you.


Thursday, May 2 2013

Sparks: 25 April 2013 - New York

Sparks' latest tour, titled Two Hands, One Mouth, is a collection of songs from the band's discography reduced to nothing but keyboard and vocals. It speaks volumes that neither the focus of the tour itself, nor the accompanying live album, come across as gimmicky


Monday, April 30 2012

The Futureheads: Rant

The Futureheads release an entire album of original songs and cover songs re-worked as a cappella arrangements... and it works.


Thursday, October 22 2009

Sparks: The Seduction of Ingmar Bergman

Who else but Sparks could create a half-English, half-Swedish musical about Ingmar Bergman's fictional, fantastical journey to Hollywood... and still make it good?


Tuesday, March 28 2006

Sparks: Hello Young Lovers

What's the difference between carnivalesque and arrested development?


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