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2007 Stories by Eryc Eyl

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  • Buck 65

    published November 22, 2007

    Love is a funny thing. It can open your eyes to beauty, truth and all the joy the world has to offer, and it can shield you from the all the... More >>

  • Dukes of Windsor

    published November 22, 2007

    Australia's Dukes of Windsor — heralded as the best thing to come from Down Under since the Minogues — finally brings its... More >>

  • 29th Street Disciples

    published November 15, 2007

    While their name might sound like that of a shopping-mall religious cult, the 29th Street Disciples (due at Monkey Mania this Friday,... More >>

  • Witchcraft

    published November 15, 2007

    The best way to understand Witchcraft is to listen to "Remembered," one of the seven meaty tracks on the Swedish group's latest release, The... More >>

  • Celebration

    published November 15, 2007

    Husband-and-wife duo Sean Antanaitis and Katrina Ford have made music together for well over a decade, dabbling in artsy hardcore with Jaks,... More >>

  • all capitals

    published November 8, 2007

    For all capitals, change is very good. Originally salvaged from Broken Down Autos in 2004, the group has since switched bassists and dropped a... More >>

  • Tim Pourbaix

    published November 8, 2007

    Though Tim Pourbaix's solo debut includes contributions from his Killfix bandmates Andrew Solanyk and Peter Glenn, the personality present on... More >>

  • The Wheel

    published October 25, 2007

    I should get the dictionary out," says Nathaniel Rateliff, "and look up the word I'm trying to say." It's rare for a prolific... More >>

  • Office

    published October 18, 2007

    Being in an acclaimed indie-pop band might seem very different from being a desk jockey, but for Office, the order and structure of the working... More >>

  • Mute Math Explains Its Equation

    published October 4, 2007

    New Orleans-based Mute Math has traveled a long road to reach the seemingly sudden success of its major-label debut. Vocalist/keytarist Paul... More >>

  • Qui Gets a Boost

    published September 20, 2007

    Although hefty art-rock outfit Qui (pronounced 'kwee') has been around since 2000, the Los Angelenos got a turbo-boost late last year when the... More >>

  • Soda Pop Kids Return

    published September 6, 2007

    Though the Soda Pop Kids technically make their home in Portland, Oregon, these days, it's still tempting to lay claim to them as a Denver band.... More >>

  • Northern State

    published August 23, 2007

    Take three Long Island-bred white girls, send them to Vassar, Oberlin and NYU, then bring them back together in New York to make some hip-hop... More >>

  • Guggenheim Grotto

    published August 16, 2007

    History is full of characters who were too beautiful, too intelligent or too delicate for this world. Ireland's Guggenheim Grotto appears ready to... More >>

  • The Rentals

    published August 9, 2007

    We Americans tragically underestimate the importance of time off to revitalize our cheap, weary souls, working more hours than the people of any... More >>

  • Bishop Allen

    published August 2, 2007

    Growing up is hard to do. Between its lauded 2003 debut, Charm School, and this year's followup, The Broken String, Bishop Allen... More >>

  • Daft Punk Diversifies

    published July 26, 2007

    Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter crashed onto the electronic-music scene in the early '90s with a love for Chicago house music on... More >>

  • The Slats

    published July 26, 2007

    If the phrase "experimental rock" brings to mind visions of black-turtleneck-clad art-school graduates or another flannel-flocked Sonic Spoof, the... More >>

  • The Lovemakers

    published July 26, 2007

    For songwriters, breakups usually yield the best music. But in-band separations can be touchy — unless, of course, you're Fleetwood Mac and... More >>

  • Staking Out Tokyo Police Club

    published July 19, 2007

    The life of a touring band has got to be glamorous and decadent. Luxurious buses, packed to the gills with liquor, drugs and acquiescent groupies,... More >>

  • GOP@Riot

    published July 5, 2007

    With a lineup consisting solely of two bassists and a drummer, you'd be right to assume that GOP@Riot (aka Go Patriot) is heavy. While skinsman... More >>

  • Holler Til You Pass Out with 3OH!3

    published June 21, 2007

    "Maybe I could be the first rapper-slash-doctor!" As he applies to medical schools for next year, Nathaniel Motte — beatmaker and one... More >>

  • The Rosebuds Are Growing!

    published May 31, 2007

    In less than four years, the husband-and-wife indie-pop duo in the Rosebuds have repeatedly reinvented themselves. On their 2003 Merge Records... More >>

  • Great Northern

    published May 31, 2007

    The light of the morning sun spreads across the horizon as you slowly awaken from a restful night's sleep. As the fog clears and conscious... More >>

  • Girl Talk

    published May 24, 2007

    Gregg Gillis can't believe all the attention his musical alter ego is getting. "The past couple months have been particularly ridiculous," he... More >>

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