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John La Briola

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  • 10 years ago

    Once an irresistibly goofy Britpop trio with ungainly muttonchop sideburns, the guys in Supergrass have reached a point of maturity where they finally seem more interested in studying the menu than in making goo-goo eyes at the waitress. On their ...

  • 10 years ago

    An intriguing side project that joins the laconic talents of Low's Alan Sparhawk and Red House Painters' Mark Kozelek, the Retribution Gospel Choir would seem to gravitate toward the grayer tones of the color spectrum. Then again, the band only re...

  • 10 years ago

    Scott H. Biram appears Thursday, September 1, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.

  • 11 years ago

    Transglobal debauchery rears its exotic horns when Ukrainian gypsy Eugene Hütz takes a break from fronting Gogol Bordello to mix together the sounds of an underground discotheque. Balkan, Turkish, dancehall and flamenco collide with bhangra, ...

  • 12 years ago

    Today's mash-up craze, where artists graft the a cappella version of one popular tune to the well-known instrumental backing of another, inspired a "band" like Columbus, Ohio's Evolution Control Committee to up the ante beyond anything that London...

  • 13 years ago

    Much like skinning cats, there's more than one memorable way to scream in a song. There's the artfully abrasive method: a full-throated screech with enough primal intensity to make Edvard Munch stop and stare. There's the discordant and painfully ...