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Music, All Shook Down Manchester's Delphic: 'With Electronic Music You Can Do Anything'

Manchester's Delphic: 'With Electronic Music You Can Do Anything'

Manchester quartet Delphic is the latest outfit to be anointed "Best New Band in England" by a British music press notorious for going apeshit over bands that often aren't worthy of the praise, only to knock them down later. Fortunately,…
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Music, Morcheeba's members are trip-hopping together again

Morcheeba's members are trip-hopping together again

Back in trip-hop's '90s heyday, while Massive Attack, Portishead, and Tricky were soundtracking the apocalypse, British trio Morcheeba emerged with a hazier, more psychedelic version of downtempo anxiety, sonically suggesting that you smoke a spliff and chill out as the…
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Music, Concept Concert

Concept Concert

It's a big live-music trend of late: veteran artists playing a classic album straight through in its entirety. Springsteen, Sonic Youth, Steely Dan, the Pixies, Slayer, and the Wu-Tang Clan's GZA are just a few of the many who've gotten…
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Music, Hear This Concert preview: Frightened Rabbit

Concert preview: Frightened Rabbit

Precious as its name may sound, Scottish quintet Frightened Rabbit actually makes a spirited roots-rock sound that's far from twee. Six years, three albums, and a whole batch of singles in, these Glaswegians — led by charismatic frontman Scott Hutchison…
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Music, Hear This RJD2

RJD2

When he emerged in 2002 with his debut LP, Deadringer, Philadelphia-based RJD2 (born Ramble John Krohn) was pegged as the next DJ Shadow. He possessed a similar crate-digging prowess; a love of classic soul, funk, and hip-hop; and a reliance…
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Music, Surfer Blood quits school, gets educated in hype

Surfer Blood quits school, gets educated in hype

J.P. Pitts was just a semester shy of a degree in secondary education from Florida Atlantic University when he decided to drop out last August and pursue a different career. But his own education has continued. He's learning what it's…
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Music, All Shook Down What To Do? Wednesday's Pick: White Denim

What To Do? Wednesday's Pick: White Denim

White Denim @ the Independent The mish-mash of musical styles on White Denim's new album, Fits -- or on last year's debut, Explosion, and a handful of prior EPs and singles -- meshes surprisingly well. Perhaps the trio isn't actually…
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Music, Hear This White Denim

White Denim

The mish-mash of musical styles on White Denim's new album, Fits — or on last year's debut, Explosion, and a handful of prior EPs and singles — meshes surprisingly well. Perhaps the trio isn't actually from Austin, but another planet…
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Music, Built to Spill’s struggles to capture its signature sound

Built to Spill’s struggles to capture its signature sound

For any musician, trying to come up with a foolproof formula for success is folly. Pick up your guitar one day, and everything flows effortlessly. The following day, nothing sounds right, no matter what you do. One album might utterly…
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Music, Lucero’s full of sass and Stax

Lucero’s full of sass and Stax

Lucero's co-founder, Brian Venable, wants to help journalists write their articles on his band. Over the phone from Indianapolis, the affable 37-year-old guitarist punctuates his Southern drawl with a dry chuckle as he gives this writer pointers for a piece:…
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Music, Gossip trades punk for funk

Gossip trades punk for funk

Clearly, fear doesn't plague Portland-via-Arkansas trio Gossip (formerly the Gossip). Plus-sized, openly gay powerhouse vocalist Beth Ditto doesn't think twice about stripping down to her skivvies onstage as she ferociously belts out her sexual and political lyrics, revealing both her…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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