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Allo Darlin announce North American tour {first stop: Seattle on 5/24!!!}

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40buJxJPU2I] Today will go down in history as the day my head exploded from late-May calendar excitement. First the amazing Sasquatch line-up was announced, and now, one my favorite bands ever of all everness just announced a North American tour with a Seattle date as their first stop! I’m sure you, just like me, think […]

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Imaginary Mixtape {December, 2010 – part 2} featuring Eux Autres, Darren Hanlon, Allo Darlin, Sea of Bees, Math & Physics Club

It’s that time of year again: the time of year in which we can listen to “Last Christmas” without headphones and not get chastised by our coworkers.  It also gives us a time to sift through our holiday mixtapes and listen to our favorite bands get all holly jolly Christmas for us. Is there any […]

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My Heart is a Drummer – making cuteness with Allo Darlin' and cardboard

In classic form, I find the perfect Halloween costume the days after the big dress up for the holiday-weekend.  Next year expect to find me in a large red cardboard heart possibly carrying a cardboard mandolin and singing “My Heart is a Drummer,” the latest single from the {amazing and brilliant} Allo Darlin’ album. Want […]

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Best love song of all time, or at least for right now: Allo Darlin's "Kiss Your Lips"

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfSmGiwNXfo] It’s been a couple weeks since I heard “Kiss Your Lips” by Allo Darlin’ (off their debut album on Fortuna Pop) and I can’t stop wishing I could hear it on repeat, every moment of the day, every day. It has everything I could ask for in a love song: a Weezer singalong, tale […]

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Slow Light

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In 2001, England's Airport Girl released their debut album, Honey, I'm an Artist, which was a fairly upbeat record, full of jangling guitars. They've finally unleashed their sophomore LP, Slow Light, a collection of downbeat, melancholy songs that is at once more mature, a memorable recording that requires repeated listening. Slow Light is bursting with […]

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