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The Gaslight Anthem | Handwritten
Handwritten finds the Gaslight Anthem firmly grounded — all grease, grit, and earnest emotion as visceral as the hometown soil caked beneath their fingernails.
| July 17, 2012
The Big Hurt: Hot singles of August 23, 1986
I thought it would be fun to take a look at the Hot 100 as it stood exactly 25 years ago — mostly so I wouldn't have to listen to any fucking Katy Perry songs this week.
| August 23, 2011
Washed Out | Within and Without
Sub Pop (2011)
Two summers ago, a number of glo-fi buzz bands surfed trendy chillwaves around the blogosphere, reaching mild popularity amongst fans of subtle, retro dance beats and laid-back vibes.
| July 13, 2011
Cults | Cults
In The Name Of/Columbia (2011)
Don't let the ominous band name or Brooklyn-hipster über cool of boy-girl duo Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion fool you. Beneath the surface, they're just a couple of crazy kids in love — with each other and with the saccharine sounds of the Brill Building '60s.
| June 07, 2011
Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears | Scandalous
Lost Highway (2011)
The soul revival has been going on long enough now that maybe it's a not a bad idea to stop calling it a revival at all.
| March 09, 2011
Toro y Moi | Underneath The Pine
| February 23, 2011
Review: Bionic Commando Rearmed 2
Lending a helping hand
You can jump in Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 . Don't say I didn't warn you. If you're an orthodox fan of Bionic Commando , this news may distress you.
| February 18, 2011
Hercules and Love Affair | Blue Songs
Moshi Moshi Records (2011)
Remember when disco was cool again? The year was 2007, and indie kids took to the revival as a flamboyant soundtrack to their flamboyant dance nights.
MICHAEL C. WALSH
| February 09, 2011
The icy synth-pop purr of Class Actress
At what point does present-day genre saturation override a style's era of origin?
| July 09, 2010
Review: Alien Trespass
If you were ever a fan of those '50s and '60s sci-fi flicks whose trademarks were hoky FX, an eerie theremin soundtrack, and a rubber-suited monster, then Alien Trespass should scratch your nostalgia bone.
| April 01, 2009
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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