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Because of the Times

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A lot has been said here on Three Imaginary Girls lately about our friends, Kings of Leon. They seem to be a band that causes a lot of mixed emotions and that can all likely be traced to their current adolescent state between a little band only you and your friends like and being a […]

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johndenver07mar

Essential John Denver

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Here are my two essential John Denver facts: I know he died in a plane crash, and I know that I like that song "Rocky Mountain High," mostly because I think it was in a beer commercial that I remember from when I was a kid (maybe it wasn't, but it's my memory so I […]

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strokes06jan

First Impressions of Earth

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Outside of the world of hip hop and The Ramones, I generally don't care for many musical acts that come from New York City, which is why I'm highly skeptical toward bands like The Bravery, Interpol, and any other band from NYC that happens to be the hipster chic artist du jour. Maybe it's because […]

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Harmonies for the Haunted

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When stellastarr* broke onto the music scene in 2003, they had a number of things going against them in my book: (1) they were NYC art students who went straight to a major label; (2) they wore snappy suits that made them look like Interpol; (3) they wore their influences on their sleeve, right down […]

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foo05july

In Your Honor

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Well, let's just start with the obvious… Two CDs. The Foo Fighters went and did a double-disc record. Thankfully it's not one of those Dual-disc CDs like the new Springsteen, where it seems there is no way to touch the disc without scratching either DVD or CD side. Those are difficult enough to handle. No, […]

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kasabian05apr

Kasabian

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(I'm not going to tell them about Primal Scream… I'm not going to tell them about Primal Scream… I'm not going to tell them about Primal Scream…) This is a review about Primal Scream. I love Primal Scream. Even their crappy record with the Confederate flag on the front. [I know the Black Crowes. The […]

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The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

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This summer, a couple hundred other lucky show-goers and I were treated to a rare, intense performance at The Hideaway. It was one of those uncharacteristically scorching August nights, exacerbated when coupled with the club's lack of ventilation and the fact that the management refused to fling open the back-alley doors for fear of leaking […]

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CitizenCopeInterview

Citizen Cope

Clarence Greenwood, aka Citizen Cope, has a certain calming charm with underlying groove that has hipsters, hip hoppers and indie poppers collectively dancing and swaying together. I got a moment to hang with Cope pre-show in his RV to talk about life on the road, his inspirations and the misconceptions people have about him. TIG: […]

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Kiss and Tell

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That the Sahara Hotnights could put out such a fine album, get signed to a major label (RCA), get a spot on Conan, and still be only between 22 and 24 years old is impressive enough. But considering that Kiss & Tell is their third full-length album, and is not even their best effort to […]

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