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  • 11 years ago

    The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach used to make annual pilgrimages to the Mississippi Delta, starting on Nashville's Music Row and detouring west through Memphis, if only to dig through the bins at Shangri-La Records. The Akron, Ohio, native's self-prod...

  • 13 years ago

    Combining the otherworldly power of literature with that of the almighty riff, Harry and the Potters represent the next generation of schoolhouse rock. Formed by muggles Paul and Joe DeGeorge, who perform as Harry at years four and seven, the Pott...

  • 13 years ago

    With a refreshing slice of indie pop perfection, three of Austin's sharpest young bands usher in a new wave of summer dormancy. Peel, in particular, has a penchant for turning urban boredom into distortion-driven ditties that always seem two secon...

  • 13 years ago

    After five years and a handful of releases, Seattle's Pretty Girls Make Graves is no more. The young dance-rock group ended things on amicable terms following the departure of drummer Nick Dewitt. The group's 22-city funeral procession is reason t...

  • 13 years ago

    There should be a natural law which states that the more digital disillusionment permeates a given area, the greater and more proficient its experimental noise output will be. For more than a decade, Japan has led the world in abstract musical exp...

  • 13 years ago

    Proceed with caution if you plan on mixing alcohol or sedatives with this dreamy indie line-up. Clientele winces the night away with a gorgeous blend of '60s pop, poignant and pensive, led by the soothing vocals of Alasdair MacLean, who manages to...

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