Kate Carraway

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  • 8 years ago

    While every kid in the Montreal and Toronto indie-gentsia eye-rolled their way through the extended jerk-off that les Américains had over the Arcade Fire, other (and weirder) acts from the sticky web of Canada's music scene were being groom...

  • 9 years ago

    With her literal lyrics and minimal musicianship, Julie Doiron has often been considered a musical emperor wearing no clothes, which is odd, considering the endless love for Doiron's old band Eric's Trip, a droney folk-rock outfit that was the fir...

  • 9 years ago

    Young Jeezy is just that—young. Originally named Li'l J (actually, originally he was named Jay Jenkins), the Atlanta rapper has the deadly serious focus of a teenage phenom with his eyes on the prize. His music completes the nefarious circle...

  • 9 years ago

    Paul Wall is a snuggly, goofy shortstack who's probably really into pizza and playing that airplane game with his son. He has a squinty pug face and is ugly-sexy in a teddy bear/goblin way, which he wouldn't be if he were a Home Depot cashier inst...

  • 9 years ago

    For a whole subsection of America's young and young at heart, sad-puppy punk rock is more than an interest, it's a way of life. Which is why hilario-funtimes punk rock, like that of the Queers, is always a very welcome counterpoint response. Frien...


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