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    Jim White

    For more than a decade, songwriter Jim White has pushed the boundaries of alt-country music with his leftfield lyricism and penchant for spacey, downtempo beats; call it gothic y'all-tronica. On his fourth effort for David Byrne's Luaka Bop imprint, White…
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    Fight Club

    WED 11/9 Battling Retief Goosen at Pebble Beach for three hours while incurring weirdly persistent left-hand numbness is hardly revolutionary. But I was on my bed, playing Tiger Woods PGA Tour on the PSP, and that makes me part of…
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    House Of Tudor

    In Bubblegum Music Is the Naked Truth: The Dark History of Prepubescent Pop, From the Banana Splits to Britney Spears, editors Kim Cooper and David Smay include the Ramones, the Beatles, Redd Kross, and the Shaggs in their Bubblegum Top…
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    Music, Record Dirty Three

    Dirty Three

    Dirty Three Whatever You Love, You Are (Touch and Go) While its previous album, Ocean Songs, offered melodies that revealed a relaxed side to this erratic and emotive instrumental trio, the fantastic new effort by Dirty Three is the…
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    House of Tudor

    Without his runway good looks and his New York address, it would be easier to regard Jim White as a genius, but no one said the world was fair. On Wrong-Eyed Jesus, White's 1997 debut for Luaka Bop, the erudite…
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    Night Crawler

    Twelve Things That Made Night Crawler Grin in 1997 1) The Go Nuts at the Trocadero (Jan. 29) After the Go Nuts' "Superhero Snack-Rock Gorilla Entertainment Revue" and the accompanying gooey food-fight send Night Crawler into sugarcoated rhapsody, some Ho…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    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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