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Gary Numan - "My Name Is Ruin" (Singles Going Steady)

Gary Numan's "My Name Is Ruin" is dark, intense, and shockingly vital.

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Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit (photos)

My only criticism of the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit is that too much great music was programmed at the same time, forcing some difficult decisions about where and when to show up. The 2014 edition cannot come soon enough.

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2013 Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit (Preview and Schedule)

The 2013 Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit will take place from October 25 - 27 in Asheville, North Carolina.

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The Top 10 Overplayed Songs You Hate by Artists You Love

Individually, they've each amassed a musical legacy worthy of several daily spins. Yet according to radio, these terrific musicians are only worth one -- or on the outside chance, two -- songs each. As a result, they've become pigeonholed, and these 10 tracks have become (almost) insufferable.

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Gary Numan: Dead Son Rising

'Tis an uncomfortable moment when you make a record that sounds influenced by the guys influenced by the guys you influenced. Here, ol’ Gary Numan’s done gone and let his Nine Inch Nails flag fly.

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Battles: Gloss Drop

Gloss Drop is the sound of a band forging its own identity and delivering on the promise initially unveiled on its previous album.

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John Foxx + Gary Numan: 2 April 2011 - London

The Back to the Phuture event at the Troxy reunited the two pioneers of British electro and reminded us of just how relevant both still are.

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Paranoid Android: Is Music the Opiate of the iPod-Owning Masses?

Wherein our curmudgeonly record shop owner realizes that his store with its bins full of vinyl was his own personal iPod long before the iPod was ever invented.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: "Lovesong" - The Cure

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: Gary Numan - "Cars"

Pop Heroism, One Song at a Time

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Foo Fighters: The Colour and the Shape

For anyone who experienced the heyday of Nirvana, it's still surreal that the lanky, string-haired drummer is the guy who'd be on magazine covers and writing #1 rock radio hits 15 years later.

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