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  • 8 years ago

    Jona Bechtolt wears many masks. The 27-year-old Wisconsin native is an Internet wizard (he had a hand in creating two prodigious online sites, Urban Honking and The Ultimate Blogger), a drummer for Devendra Banhart & The Queens of Sheeba, and the ...

  • 8 years ago

    Brit group The Clientele made their subtle entrance into the collective pop music conscience in 2005 with their second album, Strange Geometry. Dripping with soft arrangements and well-played, classical pop melodies, it showed the group to be insp...

  • 9 years ago

    Listening to Xiu Xiu is like tasting a strange tropical fruit: Either you savor its exotic nature, or you throw up a little in your mouth. The band's sixth album, The Air Force, fuses anguished vocals with dominating melodies, but unfortunately mi...

  • 9 years ago

    The eight-member Architecture in Helsinki is a traveling carnival of indie oddities. The band's first album, the endearing but simple Fingers Crossed, came out in 2004. Their 2005 release, In Case We Die, featured more aggressive instrumental perf...

  • 9 years ago | Night Life

    Surely you've heard of Classic Numbers night at Numbers nightclub (300 Westheimer). What? You haven't? Well, I guess most people refer to it as '80s night at Numbers. But Numbers calls it Classic Numbers night, and says it's "the original & most a...