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Hercules and Love Affair: Blue Songs

Blue Songs finds Adam Butler and his crew of collaborators laying back -- turning the dance floor into an ethereal contemplation, unrepentant debauchery, retro revivalism, and slow-burning House.

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Hot Chip + Hercules and Love Affair + Holy Ghost!: 4 Aug 2010 - New York

Holy Ghost! provided enough early excitement to last through two subsequently disappointing sets from their label-mates.

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The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.

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The Best Electronic(a) Albums of 2008

Ghosts, bugs, animals, tambourines, other channels, and Hercules: they're all part of the best electronic(a) music of the year.

David Abravanel, Timothy Gabriele, Alan Ranta, and Dan Raper
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Hercules and Love Affair

Unlike a host of electronic and dance acts who repeat, beat for beat, their turntable mechanics in a languid routine, Hercules and Love Affair translated into a motley crew of horns, bass, drums, synthesizers, vocalists, and dancers on stage.

Thomas Hauner
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Don't Forget Your Wellies: Glastonbury 2008

With only a flimsy $15 tent and wellington boots for protection, PopMatters’ Cole Stryker avoided Amy Winehouse’s punches, the mud, and John Mayer, at the annual global gathering that is the Glastonbury Festival.

Cole Stryker
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Hercules and Love Affair: Hercules and Love Affair

Damaged emotion, carnal frenzies, and genuine club bangers mark an exceptional debut from Andy Butler and his myriad guests.

Daniel Rivera
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Hercules and Love Affair: Hercules and Love Affair

Damaged emotion, carnal frenzies, and genuine club bangers mark an exceptional debut from Andy Butler and his myriad guests.

Daniel Rivera

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