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  • 10 years ago

    "You're my mousy aesthete," croons Kevin Barnes above a pleasing din of chugging synthesizers, spritely guitars and massed harmonies. "I never want to be your little, friendly, abstract failure." The words are from the chorus of "So Begins Our Ala...

  • 10 years ago

    I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank the Sony music group for its short-lived, ill-fated foray into digital copy protection. Though public outcry and class action lawsuits have forced the Nipponese entertainment behemoth to di...

  • 10 years ago

    Portland's Decemberists are not unlike Nick Cave's Bad Seeds, if that band was drained of all testosterone and fronted by Arnold Horshack from Welcome Back Kotter. Which is not necessarily a bad thing, although Colin Meloy's lisping, painstakingly...