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Xiu Xiu – Fabulous Muscles

Posted April 1, 2004, 11:02 a.m.

Xiu Xiu – Fabulous Muscles

This is the first time I've ever managed to find the perfect soundtrack for an art exhibit. After viewing a collection called "Late Modern European ... read more

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The Mountain Goats – We Shall All Be Healed

Posted March 11, 2004, 1:04 a.m.

The Mountain Goats – We Shall All Be Healed

As any lover of lo-fi already knows, the complexity of The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle and his work is vast. He records every album on ... read more

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Notwist – Different Cars and Trains

Posted March 9, 2004, 1:03 a.m.

Notwist – Different Cars and Trains

In many cases, EPs of new material from bands who have released prolific albums in the last couple of years are enfuriating teases and rehashes ... read more

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90 Day Men – Panda Park

Posted March 2, 2004, 11:40 p.m.

90 Day Men – Panda Park

It's hard writing about a band who's been around for a while that you're just hearing for the first time. Describing how they used to ... read more

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All Night Radio – Spirit Stereo Frequency

Posted Feb. 29, 2004, 7:52 a.m.

All Night Radio – Spirit Stereo Frequency

Imagine driving down an endless highway in a thunderstorm while listening to your favorite AOR station. Suddenly lightning strikes the antenna and the gaps between ... read more

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Jason Molina – Pyramid Electric Co.

Posted Feb. 29, 2004, 7:18 a.m.

Jason Molina – Pyramid Electric Co.

My initial fascination in Jason Molina and the Songs: Ohia crew began with a small, albeit inaccurate description of his music. It explained his songwriting ... read more

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Yaphet Kotto/This Machine Kills/Envy – Split

Posted Feb. 29, 2004, 7:03 a.m.

Yaphet Kotto/This Machine Kills/Envy – Split

Whenever I listen to the type of record that Yaphet Kotto or Envy would make, I always play the TV at full volume to supplement ... read more

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The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow

Posted Feb. 29, 2004, 6:48 a.m.

The Shins – Chutes Too Narrow

Since I've only heard a couple of songs from last year's solid debut, Oh, Inverted World, this review will be free of any mentions of ... read more

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Grandaddy – Sumday

Posted Feb. 28, 2004, 8:15 p.m.

Grandaddy – Sumday

Once again, Grandaddy travel down the familiar road of attaching a human face on technology for the sole purpose of denouncing it. In a shockingly ... read more

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Pretty Girls Make Graves – The New Romance

Posted Feb. 28, 2004, 6:30 p.m.

Pretty Girls Make Graves – The New Romance

While there definitely are problems with musical priority in this album, after listening to Good Health, the most negative thing I can say about this ... read more

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Black Eyes – Black Eyes

Posted Feb. 28, 2004, 5:43 p.m.

Black Eyes – Black Eyes

I'm glad I got into this album before seeing Black Eyes' live show, because I would have been very unimpressed with the album after witnessing ... read more

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Ten Grand – This Is the Way to Rule

Posted Feb. 28, 2004, 8:32 a.m.

Ten Grand – This Is the Way to Rule

Who knew that such an exciting and promising musical force was sitting right across the border from me? After hearing so much about this band ... read more

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Bonnie "Prince" Billy – Master and Everyone

Posted Feb. 27, 2004, 11:32 a.m.

Bonnie

Four years ago to the present, record players everywhere have played the last note of "Raining in Darling," the final song on Will Oldham's Bonnie ... read more

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Ted Leo & The Pharmacists – Hearts of Oak

Posted Feb. 27, 2004, 10:58 a.m.

Ted Leo & The Pharmacists – Hearts of Oak

I can always tell how much I will spin an album following its first listen. That feeling I had after listening to Hearts of Oak ... read more

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AFI – Sing the Sorrow

Posted Feb. 25, 2004, 4:42 p.m.

AFI – Sing the Sorrow

"Oh my God, my God this can't be happening! AFI has signed to a major!" Is an example of a popular reaction to the announcement ... read more

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Since By Man – We Sing the Body Electric

Posted Feb. 25, 2004, 4:12 p.m.

Since By Man – We Sing the Body Electric

I think I have whiplash. An incredibly addictive hardcore album with infectious riffs and powerful, gut-wrenching vocals are the best random synonyms for "whoah-kick ass" ... read more

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Xiu Xiu – A Promise

Posted Feb. 25, 2004, 3:33 p.m.

Xiu Xiu – A Promise

Xiu Xiu are a frustrating band in the sense that their originality is quite apparent, but for many people they are difficult to "get into." ... read more

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Xiu Xiu – A Promise

Posted Feb. 25, 2004, 3:33 p.m.

Xiu Xiu – A Promise

Xiu Xiu are a frustrating band in the sense that their originality is quite apparent, but for many people they are difficult to "get into." ... read more

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Songs: Ohia – Magnolia Electric Co.

Posted Feb. 25, 2004, 3:26 p.m.

Songs: Ohia – Magnolia Electric Co.

After falling in love with songwriter Jason Molina's ensemble last year through the somber and deeply confessional Didn't it Rain, my expectations were set extremely ... read more

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