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Nor-wave Goodbye To Oslo: Stereogum @ Øya 2006

One thing to know about Oslo: Most people are honest (except cabbies), friendly (except customs agents), extremely beautiful (no exceptions), and obsessed with the export of their arts. So Øya is ostensibly an international festival, drawing on credible, on-the-rise indie acts (Cold War Kids, The Knife, Midlake) and legendary industry stalwarts (Morrissey, Yoko Ono, Beck)… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 15, 2006 - 9:06 pm

Adios, Illinoise

We?re still recovering from our sojourn to the self-described “musical center of the universe” this weekend, and a little worse for the wear. But the last days of Lolla gave us the festival’s most unforgettable moments, amazing weather and serendipitous encounters. Best set of the weekend… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 7, 2006 - 4:32 pm

Hot Chip/Grand National/The Presets @ Bowery Ballroom 3/11/06

Watching four perfectly average, somewhat awkward white boys sidle up to a buffet of vintage synthesizers, I questioned coming to a place like Bowery for a band like Hot Chip. Though a devotee of the Brits’ laptop squirgle pop, I feared a set of lifeless sample pad triggering and repertoire regurgitation. Despite the best effort… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 13, 2006 - 8:27 am
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