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2007 Stories by Annie Zaleski

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  • 2007 Music Year in Review

    published December 13, 2007

    The holidays are a time of family, schmaltzy Christmas commercials that somehow make you cry and, for music journalists, list-making. Lots and... More >>

  • The Brit Box: UK Indie, Shoegaze and Brit-Pop Gems of the Last Millennium

    published November 29, 2007

    Fans of deafening reverb and swirling guitars rejoiced when enigmatic My Bloody Valentine frontman Kevin Shields announced two weeks ago that... More >>

  • PJ Harvey, White Chalk

    published November 1, 2007

    Sometimes the simplest music is the most affecting. So it goes with PJ Harvey's new studio album White Chalk, which often feels like a... More >>

  • Nine Inch Nails

    published April 19, 2007

    Leave it to Trent Reznor — one of the few musicians who probably doesn't need to hype his art by this point — to trump every other viral... More >>

  • Scissor Sisters

    published March 15, 2007

    When Oliver Stumm of the New York label A Touch of Class Recordings first saw the Scissor Sisters perform in 2000, he saw something special. This... More >>

  • Arcade Fire

    published March 15, 2007

    Arcade Fire's Neon Bible is a dense, academic and ultimately rewarding album fixated on questions of spirituality, religion and the concept... More >>

  • Fall Out Boy

    published March 1, 2007

    Sub-par live shows, photos of bassist Pete Wentz's penis and petty Internet fights with ex-friends can't stop the pop-punk juggernaut known as... More >>

  • The Earlies

    published February 1, 2007

    The fact that the Earlies made a second album is pretty remarkable; having band members scattered on both sides of the Atlantic must make... More >>

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