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Three from the Stacks: Imaginary Amie's CD Picks

It's time once again to bring some good stuff to your attention! This list is compiled from purchased CDs and things grabbed from the Imaginary mailbag (Have I mentioned lately how much I love writing for TIG? Because I do. I truly, truly do). The Drums – Portamento: Look, it's no secret that I've been […]

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We all agree music sounds better on vinyl – but how does it sound on chocolate?

This has probably been covered on every single place on every one of teh internetz but it is awesome nonetheless: Some of you may have heard but for those who haven't, Innerpartysystem is releasing a 7" of their single "Don't Stop" in the UK, and it's on chocolate and fully functional! The Pennsylvanian group will […]

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Censored Be Your Own Pet songs to actually see light of day

About two months ago I mentioned here that three songs from Be Your Own Pet's still-pretty-fucking-great album Get Awkward were removed due to violent (but still cartoonish) imagery by some nervous execs at Universal Records. Review copies sent to critics (but not to me) and the international version contained those songs (which are, again, "Becky", "Blow Yr Mind," […]

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The Magic Position

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To call someone a “seasoned veteran” of music at the age of 23 might seem a little presumptuous, but when you’re Patrick Wolf and you’ve been making and writing music since age 14, you might actually be right on the money. Wolf plays pretty much any instrument that comes near him and in that like […]

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Exhibit A

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Located almost exactly between Nashville and Knoxville, Sparta, Tennessee is a sleepy hamlet boasting a population of 4599 and, to be candid, little else. But now this slight town has another claim to fame: The Features. This Sparta-bred band’s latest album Exhibit A belies the band members’ hometown origins. With a powerful mash of garage, […]

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