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Red Hot Chili Peppers: The Getaway

The Getaway has the unmistakable aura of pointlessness. There’s no passion, no tension, no thrills, nothing memorable to draw the listener into the sonic world the Chili Peppers and producer Danger Mouse have tried to create.

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Portugal. The Man: Evil Friends

As imaginative and catchy as it is immaculate and daring, Evil Friends is a spectacular ride.

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John Cale: Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood

You can only hope that when you are 70, you will be as vital and uncompromising as Cale is on this, his 15th studio album.

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Electric Guest: 2 May 2012 - New York

Horrid purple light often created a similar effect to that of wearing old school red and blue paneled 3D glasses, but that did not stop the crowd from having fun with Electric Guest.

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Troublemen: An Interview with Electric Guest

A happenstance acquisition of Danger Mouse's bedroom has lead the Electric Guest to achieve national acclaim, a Danger Mouse-produced album, and a dynamic new sound that people are swooning over. The duo sits down with PopMatters to tell us all about it ...

Kristin Gotch
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CMJ 2011: Purity Ring + Gauntlet Hair + Electric Guest

The Windish Agency showcase brought electro-pop wunderkinds Purity Ring, perhaps the finest new band CMJ 2011 has to offer, to the stage, along with a nicely eclectic roster of other acts.

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Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi: Rome

The Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi collaboration is a soundtrack for a movie that doesn't exist.

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Erosion Nearly Complete, Music Industry Begins Reconstruction at SXSW 2010

SXSW conference attendees took a workmanlike “how-to” approach to discussing new revenue streams, replacing the “what do we do now?” tone of recent years.

Dennis Shin
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Broken Bells: Broken Bells

Broken Bells may not supersede either Mercer's or Burton's respective main gigs, but as a side project that felt implausible to hit as markedly as it has in the first place, it's a minor victory for both parties involved.

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It's a Sad and Beautiful World: Remembering Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse

We celebrate the life and work of singer-songwriter and Sparklehorse frontman Mark Linkous, who will be remembered as one of the most earnest, distinctive American songwriters of his generation. Truly, he will be missed.

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Beck: Modern Guilt

The much-anticipated collaboration with Danger Mouse doesn’t live up to the past accolades of either artist.

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Danger Mouse: The Complete Seasons 5 & 6

Lest audiences should think that American Idol's Simon Cowell is the apotheosis of British wit, allow me to submit for your consideration the name of Danger Mouse.

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