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10 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

On “Bach Ze”, the opening track of the High Llamas’ Snowbug record, lead singer Sean O’Hagan twice sings, “it’s now a flashback for

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10 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Decahedron D.C. was a city born of politics. Like it or not, the music scene here will always be overshadowed by the machinations of

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10 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Bright Eyes Here’s a not-too-gross generalization of the live Bright Eyes experience, summed up in one word: Conormania. Conor Oberst, the cultish Nebraskan who’

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3 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The magic of music, once you’ve gotten past marveling at the confluence of lyrics, composition and skill, or in some cases the incredibly skill-less

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3 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Soul Revival Long before R. Kelly, Ma$e, and even Marvin Gaye were struggling to walk the razor thin line that separates the sacred and

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3 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

There’s not a lot you can accuse Funkstörung of. The two German lads comprising the group seem to come from a rather pure,

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3 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

When you go to see a cult band from your college days, a band gone for ten years, it’s hard not to indulge in

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Air

3 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

Photo Credit: Claude Gassian S E T    L I S T RadianAlpha Beta GagaVenusJ’ai Dormi Sous L’EauSurfing on a RocketPeople in

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Low

25 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Photo credit: K. Raschke For a concert whose early fuse sputtered damp as the surrounding Vancouver evening, with very early sound problems leading to a

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25 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Ima Robot Unless you’re a new rock radio DJ, Ima Robot are better than you think. Yes, a good portion of what they do

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25 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

A third of the way into Adam Green’s set, an audience member who had been mimicking the performer’s Snoopy-on-roller skates dancing felt compelled

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Asylum Street Spankers When I entered the Parish, to my surprise, its open air rock club atmosphere had been altered with rows and rows of

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11 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Super Furry Animals are purveyors of hauntingly memorable rock music that stands as a tessellation of sounds: lilting West Coast rock, trippy psychedelia, garagey

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11 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

In the wake of its debut release, Love Is Here, Starsailor charted a course towards the vast sea of rock stardom - or, at least,

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RJD2 Pretty Girls Make Graves Jason Molina I suppose if you’re an indie rock fan, you might be naturally drawn to the DIY attitude.

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11 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Notwist After years of sitting idle within one of the city’s most vibrant neighbourhoods, Montreal’s Cabaret Du Plateau has only recently been

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3 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Postmodernism has jacked it all up. In its wake, the cultural zeitgeist of irony has become so prevalent and requisite that plain old earnestness ceases

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3 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Being a pop music contrarian can’t be easy. What a subtle sense of timing and skill it must take to jump off Band X’

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19 Jan 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Unicorns When the red velvet curtains slid open on the Southpaw stage, I was surprised to see three men adorned in pink and white

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19 Jan 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Unicorns In a world where the Jim Rose Circus can survive a decade and even inspire a reality program; there must be something of

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