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Even though there's something sacred about time-honored traditions, there's only so many years you and your beloveds can sit beside the Christmas tree and listen to Sufjan or "Last Christmas" or the…   Read Story »
Since getting started in 2002, the Danish quintet Slaraffenland have impressively honed their pop. You heard a sample of it via the forthcoming We're on Your Side's layered lead track "Meet And…   Read Story »
It's that time in the cycle where all the Class of '06 BTWs start making noise again. Yesterday the Twilight Sad dropped another sliver from their forthcoming sophomore full-length, today it's their…   Read Story »
Here's some murky, submerged pop from Copenhagen-based BTW Slaraffenland. It's an interestingly underwater track from the quintet -- the horns and breezy melody tug it from the undertow, letting it…   Read Story »
You don't need us to tell you that if you want to see R.E.M. tonight you should have started lining up at Stubb's two days ago. Also you know how big these SXSW crowds are getting every year. The…   Read Story »
There's no way Pablo Honey or even The Bends could have prepared us for OK Computer. This isn't a new thought, but it is worth mentioning that in just over four years Radiohead graduated from "Creep"…   Read Story »
After a rouse about SXSW, band to watch Slaraffenland took a brief respite to their native Denmark, from where they dispatch this non-album track for your enjoyment. Of course, the excellent album…   Read Story »
Seems like it's getting a little more crowded by the minute down here, so picking a venue with a solid bill top to bottom is helpful, if not advisable. The other night, Mohawk played host to Two…   Read Story »
This could be the first you're hearing of Denmark's Slaraffenland. Or maybe you've been hip to their experimental art-rock surges since their rare NYC appearances over the past two years. Regardless,…   Read Story »