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Last year the skewed-pop group Parenthetical Girls released the airy single Curtains, registering as what the Cars' "Drive" was produced by Brian Eno. Fellow off-kilter beauty merchants the Antlers…   Read Story »
Parenthetical Girls, the Pacific Northwestern experimental pop band, will release a holiday EP called Good Christian Men Rejoice shortly. And now we've got one of its songs, an explicitly Christian…   Read Story »
When I was in high school I had a Meat Is Murder t-shirt. The one with the lyrics to the album's title track on the front: "It's not natural, normal or kind / The flesh you so fancifully fry / The…   Read Story »
Parenthetical Girls' "Evelyn McHale" may have used the suicide of its 23-year-old namesake as a starting point, but for the Judah Switzer-directed video the band stays far away from the Empire State…   Read Story »
Parenthetical Girls' jangling, swiveling anthem "Evelyn McHale," which they appropriately label "Bolan-ian," gets its name and starting point from the 23-year-old woman who jumped from the Empire…   Read Story »
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 »
The bands split sides of a 7" to pay tribute to Moz, with Xiu Xiu tackling "I Am Hated For Loving" and Parenthetical Girls on "Handsome Devil." Hear the Girls' take at MySpace. More info at Upset The…   Read Story »