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Samantha's last content update – Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

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Rilo Kiley - Under the Blacklight album cover

Rilo Kiley

Under the Blacklight, 2007

4.8 / 10

Rilo Kiley has finally joined forces again with their fourth full-length album, Under the Blacklight. It has been three years since the band made their widely praised More Adventurous album, ...

Ryan Adams - Easy Tiger album cover

Ryan Adams

Easy Tiger, 2007

6.0 / 10

The artist of the album I reviewed made it difficult to include his name in the opening sentence without thinking people would disregard the entire article, because this is his ...

The White Stripes - Icky Thump album cover

The White Stripes

Icky Thump, 2007

9.0 / 10

"Ecky Thump," a Lancashire colloquialism, is most commonly described as slang for an exclamation of surprise, disbelief, or in recognition of something amazing. Icky Thump, The White Stripes sixth studio ...

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Music Pitchfork Music Festival

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

Pitchfork Media announced on January 19th, 2007 that they would hold their third music festival in Chicago, IL at Union Park on July 13th through the 15th, having three days ...

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I live in Chicago, go to school at Columbia for Journalism, and work at Alarm Magazine ( And I hate winter.

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Animal Collective, Black Eyes, Bob Dylan, The Clash, David Bowie, Devendra Banhart, The Dismemberment Plan, Elliott Smith, The Flaming Lips, The Hives, Iggy Pop, Japanther, Joy Division, Kid Koala, Kill Me Tomorrow, Les Savy Fav, Liars, Lightning Bolt, Mo

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