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2011 Stories by Andy Odom

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  • Jason Lytle with Midlake, Matthew and The Arrogant Sea

    published April 14, 2011

    In the early oughts, few indie bands garnered as much attention and adoration as Grandaddy. Their albums The Sophtware Slump and Sumday... More >>

  • Jeff Beck

    published March 31, 2011

    If it seems like you've seen a lot of Jeff Beck the last few years, that's because you have. After decades of lengthy periods away from... More >>

  • Dan Bejar Showers Old-School Pop Sounds With Musical Shrapnel.

    published March 24, 2011

    Dan Bejar doesn't consider music his "first calling." He feels he'd be more suited for the monotony of career in data entry instead. "I think... More >>

  • Beth Orton

    published February 17, 2011

    When England's Beth Orton met Midlake at the Mojo Magazine Awards last year, the artists got along so well that... More >>

  • Jonathan Richman and Four Other Criminally Underappreciated Talents

    published February 10, 2011

    Jonathan Richman is not what you would call "unknown." As the brains behind The Modern Lovers, Richman laid the groundwork for new wave, punk,... More >>

  • Five Traits Shared By Every Beach Pop Buzz Band

    published February 3, 2011

    Like a tidal wave of Sunny D, a rash of lo-fi beach pop bands has flooded the musical landscape over the past couple of years. Endlessly hooky,... More >>

  • Menkena

    published January 27, 2011

    To hear Menkena's people tell it, the Dallas band's debut album, With You I'll Travel, is the next great shoegaze masterpiece, full of all the... More >>

  • Seryn Comes To Grips With Their Place.

    published January 20, 2011

    It's only natural to envy those who seem to excel at anything they attempt. Whether it's in work, in sports, an ollie axel stall 270 flip out,... More >>

  • The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger

    published January 13, 2011

    When you hear that a child of a Beatle is coming to town, do you really need another reason to go to a show? Especially when the Beatle-child... More >>

  • Novaak

    published January 6, 2011

    Local music tends to roll one of two directions: It either shoots for the moon and adopts a universal, accessible sound (to varying degrees of... More >>

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