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Best of 2007: Imaginary Chona's picks!

This was ridiculously hard to do! Without further ado, I present my top ten picks for 2007 releases (in no particular order): Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew – Spirit If… Minus the Bear – Planet of Ice Arcade Fire – Neon Bible Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst […]

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Our Earthly Pleasures

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Maxïmo Park is the forgotten son of the Brit-rock scene of the ‘00s. Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand, Muse, Arctic Monkeys; these are the bands that get the headlines on NME and Radio1, but Maxïmo Park just keeps on putting out excellent records while everyone is looking the other way. If you were to draft a […]

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Missing Songs

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Usually, after merely one album, it might seem a little early to have a rarities compilation. It gives me the same feeling as seeing Ben Affleck or Dave Chappelle on Inside the Actors Studio: sure, they might be talented or popular, but have they earned the respect to deserve James Lipton's overly fawning interviews? You […]

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