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Kid Sister's Ultraviolet dance party

Naturally, things move very fast in cyberspace; a few months could feel like an eternity – so it might have seemed a little hyperbolic for the music website Pitchfork to ask Kid Sister herself if her anticipated first album was a “Chinese Democracy-type situation,” referring to the Guns N Roses album that was released almost […]

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Art Brut vs. Satan

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The primary complaint I’ve been hearing against Art Brut’s new album, Art Brut vs. Satan, is that it’s not as fantastic as their debut album but merely “good” or “great.”  Art Brut is a fantastic band and even their weakest material is head and shoulders above most other bands out there today. Bang Bang Rock […]

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Video: Santogold – "L.E.S. Artistes"

Santogold's single, "L.E.S. Artistes" gets a video treatment, throwing this often coined "artist to watch" into watchable territory. Her first full-length, Creator, features appearances and production credits by the likes of M.I.A., Diplo, XXXChange, and Naeem of Spank Rock, to name a few. The track screams Tegan & Sara, the video screams liberal arts degree. […]

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It's a Bit Complicated

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There's currently a divide – a schism let’s say – in the world of physics. Between the world of Einstein’s relativity based on a steady, Euclidean geometry to the universe based on his work with gravity and the Neils Bohr’s quantum mechanics that postulates a world of uncertainty at the atomic level, there is a […]

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