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Free Sub Pop sampler on featuring Conchords, Furs and Trappers

This sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? Seriously. Look at that thing. Thankfully, it's fact and not fiction. Sub Pop is just that kind of rad. They're giving away a ton of tracks on this sampler at, featuring everyone from the Fleet Foxes and the Handsome Furs to Blitzen Trapper and Chad […]

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Another Best of '07 list: Chop Suey booker Pete Greenberg's favorite albums

I’m a huge nerd when it comes to pouring over annual, best of lists (I’m still biting my nails in anticipation of the Idolator critic’s poll that should be out soon), and I’m always intrigued by what the favorites of people who work in the business of music but aren’t (necessarily) critics or reviewers. So, […]

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Plague Park


What causes a band to breakup, and for members to take on different projects? Ego, possibly. But more likely than not, creative differences cause collaborators to give up what they’re known for and pursue something different. In 1970 the Beatles announced their breakup: John Lennon went on to do more experimental music while Paul McCartney […]

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