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Music, Hear This Nouvelle Vague

Nouvelle Vague

Call it kitsch if you must, but the French ensemble Nouvelle Vague has found an affable niche reimagining rebellious punk, postpunk, and New Wave anthems as breezy bossa nova. Following two albums of well-chosen covers and a surprisingly diverse DJ…
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Music, Hear This Kinky pop from the Subways, protest jazz from the Liberation Music Orchestra, and godhead rock from Echo & the Bunnymen

Kinky pop from the Subways, protest jazz from the Liberation Music Orchestra, and godhead rock from Echo & the Bunnymen

Yes, the Subways played a few weeks ago on The O.C. , but the still-not-old-enough-to-buy-beer trio couldn't be less like Death Cab for Cutie, the show's poster band. Where Death Cab is grown-up and introspective and artsy, the Subways are…
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Music, Reviewed Echo and the Bunnymen

Echo and the Bunnymen

It's been a brilliant year for the rejuvenation of British post-punk icons. First, New Order resurfaced with the surprisingly vital Waiting for the Sirens' Call, and now Echo and the Bunnymen are back with Siberia, a rousing return that finds…
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Best Post-Punk Folkie

Post-punk and folk music don't often go together. Post-punk is all black clothing and abrasive guitars, punk's energy and noise sculpted into something artier. In contrast, folk is flannel shirts, wide-brim hats, and quiet, mournful yarns. Somehow, though, Kelley Stoltz…
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This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, November 5, 2003 Though schizophrenia has been dramatized countless times on film, many would argue that the vast majority of representations are fatally flawed. Past movies have ranged from facile (A Beautiful Mind) to silly (What About Bob?), from…
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Music, Reviewed Ian McCulloch

Ian McCulloch

Anyone tuning in to Ian McCulloch's latest solo album expecting to hear another Echo & the Bunnymen release will likely be a tad disappointed. Though McCulloch, that group's singer, is only in his mid-40s, Slideling could be seen as his…
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