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Cold Cave "Life Magazine (Delorean Remix)"

Well, here’s another name to add to the already long and totally rad list of artists to remix Cold Cave’s “Life Magazine” single. The boys in Delorean pooled their collective …

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Cold Cave "Life Magazine (An Optimo (Espacio) Mix)"

Philadelphia coldwave patrons Cold Cave released Love Comes Close last year, but they’re just now getting around to releasing a proper 12″ single for “Life Magazine.” The track is treated …

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Cold Cave "Theme From Tomorrowland"

As we discovered in our recent feature, Philadelphia’s main attractions aren’t so much cheesesteaks and cracked bells but refreshingly cutting-edge music and art. The bittersweet tunes of Cold Cave are …

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Mogwai "The Sun Smells Too Loud"

Mogwai’s discography is so extensive it’s been given its own Wikipedia page. The latest edition to that long list is another full-length, this past September’s The Hawk is Howling, which …

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Fucked Up The Chemistry of Common Life

Since forming as a hardcore punk band in 2001, Toronto’s Fucked Up has erupted into one of the most forward-thinking and obsessively fascinating bands in modern independent music. The Chemistry …

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Mogwai The Hawk is Howling

More than a decade after their earth-shattering debut, Mogwai remains victims of high expectations. Young Team was a game-changer in 1997, and fans have yet to stop clamoring for another …

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Matmos Supreme Balloon

If there were any concerns that Drew Daniel’s new job as a professor at Johns Hopkins University would inhibit his work with partner M.C. Schmidt in Matmos, Supreme Balloon clears …

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Matmos The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast

What do Valerie Solanas (the feminist writer who shot Andy Warhol), Darby Crash (The Germs’ lead singer who needled himself to an early grave), and William S. Burroughs (the pesticide …

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Dizzee Rascal Boy In Da Corner

During his 100-stop tour of the US with Kid606, dj/rupture told me he was only listening to the Dizzee Rascal album, because everything else bored him. I knew exactly what …

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Matmos The Civil War

Matmos’s bouts of tomfuckery-like recording the scrapes of a rhinoplasty operation, or a duet between an electric guitar and a bucket of oatmeal-all deserve a prize. In The Civil War, …

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Mogwai happy Songs For Happy People

Mogwai returns with a fourth album that exchanges its trademark post-rock traversals between so loud and so soft for a sweeter, subtler sound without dropping any intensity. It’s an enormous …

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