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2005 Stories by Maya Singer

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  • Phosphorescent, Castanets, Voxtrot

    published December 1, 2005

    Nothing's worse than when bands hit the road together solely for convenience--labelmates get strapped together to save the boss man dosh on tour... More >>

  • Shout Out Louds, The Rosebuds

    published November 24, 2005

    Sweden is one of those longitudinal oddities, where everlasting sun and everlasting night box back and forth in tune with the seasons, and the... More >>

  • Guerilla Warfare

    published November 17, 2005

    "Introspection!" Such is guitarist Huw Bunford's pithy reply to a question about the theme of Love Kraft, the new album by his band, Wales'... More >>

  • Dios (Malos)

    published November 10, 2005

    The members of the band formerly known only as Dios deserved to be pissed when metal singer Ronnie James Dio's lawsuit forced them to add the... More >>

  • Broadcast

    published September 22, 2005

    Between releasing their second LP, Haha Sound, and recording their third, Tender Buttons, the band Broadcast lost a few members and,... More >>

  • The Double

    published September 22, 2005

    Prior to starting recording sessions for The Double's second album, drummer Jeff McLeod injured his hand. But what might have dealt the New York... More >>

  • M83

    published September 22, 2005

    Though M83 is already four years and three LPs into its recording career, the band is still getting its sea legs as far as touring goes. That... More >>

  • Interpol

    published September 8, 2005

    Interpol fans, take note: The modish band's sophomore LP, Antics, came out almost a year ago, and with that much time, it's likely the New... More >>

  • Death Cab For Cutie

    published August 25, 2005

    Death Cab For Cutie was bound to go major eventually. What's remarkable is that it took so long for the Bellingham, WA band to make the jump to... More >>

  • Other People's Faces

    published August 11, 2005

    Anton Newcombe is not a movie. I know he's not, because I've seen him. His band, Brian Jonestown Massacre, had just played a gig near my New York... More >>

  • Dungen

    published August 4, 2005

    Everyone goes through a phase where they wish they'd lived in the '60s. You know, the world roils outside, but in the bedroom, the record player... More >>

  • Spoon Man

    published June 23, 2005

    It's a quarter past 9 at night, early by New York City concert standards, but headliner Spoon has already taken the stage at downtown's Webster... More >>

  • Bloc Buster

    published June 9, 2005

    "That was a song we wrote in the winter of 2002," says Bloc Party's Kele Okereke in the midst of a fitful, mostly mumbled explanation of how his... More >>

  • Moonstruck

    published January 27, 2005

    When Luna takes the stage at Sons of Hermann Hall on Saturday, it will be the last time the band plays Dallas. After 14 years, the sleepy-eyed... More >>

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