Kate Carraway

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  • 9 years ago

    Edmonton, Alberta is known primarily for being really effing cold, housing the biggest mall in North America and being down the road from new-money boomtown Calgary. It's nice, then, that one of the premier Canadian electro outfits to get noticed ...

  • 9 years ago

    The last time I was invited to have a chat with the cops was at a DragonForce show, where my "leaning-plus-smoking" combo had pegged me as "suspicious." Really, I think the po-po were just trying to get the goods on the concert happening inside --...

  • 9 years ago

    With her literal lyrics and minimal musicianship, Julie Doiron has often been considered a musical emperor wearing no clothes, which is odd, considering the endless love for Doiron's old band Eric's Trip, a droney folk-rock outfit that was the fir...

  • 9 years ago

    Any remaining pony-tailed, old-school holdovers in the music industry must have been choking on their martini olives when the 2005 self-titled record by Brooklyn/Philly indie bomb Clap Your Hands Say Yeah weaseled its way onto the iPods and Best O...

  • 9 years ago

    Sad-puppy punk rock is more than an interest for a whole subsection of America's young and young at heart, it's a way of life. Which is why hilario-funtimes punk rock, like that of The Queers, is always a very welcome counterpoint response. Friend...

  • 9 years ago

    The first of the Strokes to wander away from the smoking klatch of woolen military jackets and scarves tied just so, Albert Hammond Jr. seems set on making music that has a more folk-pop, Beach Boys-ish direction than the nuanced rock and roll of ...


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