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The lyricist on writing, influences and playing live
Local dispatches from SXSW
Plus: Smells Like Indie Spirit
Music that made the world safe for the word "alternative" again.
Happy Bullets, Wurlitzer Prize, The Tah Dahs | Friday, July 2, at the Cavern
Death Cab for Cutie are the kings of rock. Sort of.
R.I.P. Robot Monster Weekend, 2001-2003
Earthquake Glue (Matador)
Now that's what I call music
Destroyer's Dan Bejar hit the road for This Night and found a great album at the end
Back to business as usual: I dig music
A thousand bands + a dozen parties + one cigarette lighter = average South By Southwest
Go Metric USA makes pop music for smart people
Peter Buck goes West with Eitzel, Middle Eastern with Tuatara, and everywhere else with Minus 5