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2009 Stories by Eryc Eyl

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  • Hello Kavita

    published October 22, 2009

    It's not often that you encounter an instantly satisfying record that also rewards repeated listens. Hello Kavita's sophomore effort blows in... More >>

  • Cattle Decapitation

    published October 8, 2009

    If you like your militantly vegetarian metal fast, loud and brutal — splattered with specks of blood, shards of entrails and other bodily... More >>

  • Amanda Blank

    published September 3, 2009

    If all you know about Amanda Blank comes from her guest spots with Spank Rock, you're hardly prepared for everything she can do. On her debut... More >>

  • Murder Ranks is what happens when punk attitude collides with dancehall aesthetics

    published September 3, 2009

    Ialways wanted to do a punk-rock dancehall thing," says Daniel Wanush, taking a drag on his cognac-dipped cigarillo. Wanush's image and the... More >>

  • Tim Pourbaix takes a step back from his music to move forward in life

    published May 28, 2009

    At the end of this month, Tim Pourbaix will leave his home town behind for New York — specifically, the hipster's promised land... More >>

  • Wentworth Kersey

    published May 14, 2009

    Jeffrey Wentworth Stevens and Joseph Kersey Sampson return with a second EP of eccentric, atmospheric cowboy pop in which Sampson's plaintive... More >>

  • Irepress

    published April 2, 2009

    On its latest album, Boston progophiles Irepress (say "ear press") frequently wander beyond the seven-minute mark, exploring atmospheric,... More >>

  • The Devil Makes Three

    published March 19, 2009

    This Santa Cruz-based trio warps time and space by mining the traditions of bluegrass, Appalachian folk and a smidge of ragtime to produce... More >>

  • Blind Pilot

    published March 5, 2009

    Israel Nebeker and Ryan Dobrowski know something about getting back to basics. Before they put together their brilliant debut full-length, 3... More >>

  • Mumiy Troll

    published January 29, 2009

    If the idea of a great rock band from Siberia sounds like the setup for a particularly lame joke, you clearly haven't heard Mumiy Troll yet.... More >>

  • Mike Marchant

    published January 8, 2009

    Mike Marchant's crystalline songwriting and lived-in vocals provide the beating heart of Widowers' psychedelic pop scintillation. With his solo... More >>

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