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Thursday, July 19 2007

Part 5: Public Enemy to Dixie Chicks (1989-2006)

The brave, early activists of the US AIDS movement knew that Silence = Death. Throughout history it's "Put up", we're told, "Shut up", we're threatened. Praise to those who set their protest to song and act up!


Columns

Sunday, September 19 2010

Wales: So "Cool Cymru" Part II

Not so beholden to British traditions, Welsh bands are as likely to be influenced by US music as UK music. Indeed, Cardiff is sometimes called the “New Seattle” due to its prevalence of (post-)grunge bands.


Reviews

Thursday, April 16 2009

Super Furry Animals: Dark Days/Light Years

Veteran Welsh psych-pop quintet continue to evolve, while revisiting the tripped-out, up-tempo sounds of their early days.


Monday, February 11 2008

Super Furry Animals

The last time the Super Furry Animals played Philadelphia, they rode on stage in a golf cart. So, understandably, there’s an odd sense of trepidation as the small crowd notices that the stage is bereft of props.


Tuesday, September 4 2007

Super Furry Animals: Hey Venus!

Welsh band's eighth studio album is everything its predecessor was not: immediately likeable, swiftly paced, and mercilessly brief.


Wednesday, September 21 2005

Super Furry Animals: Love Kraft

Depending on how you choose to perceive it, the band's orchestral seventh album is either one of its greatest achievements or one of its most pedestrian.


Tuesday, March 1 2005

Super Furry Animals: Songbook: The Singles, Vol. 1

Wales' favorite sons celebrate a decade of making Pure Pop for Now People with this collection of genre-defying singles.


Blogs

Friday, March 27 2009

Super Furry Animals - "Inaugural Trams" (MP3)

The new Super Furry Animals album Dark Days / Light Years releases digitally via Rough Trade on April 14th and in physical form on April 21st.


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