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I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger’s “Animals” video this week, partly because it’s good on its own merits and partly because “eyelinered Jodorowskian hippie cult leader” is a way better look for Sean Lennon than “Cibo Matto bassist” or “guy in the East Village X-Large store waiting for… More »

Pretty much everything east of the Mississippi has been brought to its knees by this unforgiving winter, especially the hellstorm that rolled in this week. It’s hard to believe February is even now only half over — 14 days down, 14 to go — harder still to picture it ever coming to an end. Fortunately… More »

Yesterday we launched our new Week In Pop column, so it’s fittingly (if unintentionally) ironic that our list of the week’s five best songs is, for once, basically devoid of “pop music.” In fact, three of this week’s five best are decidedly, demonstrably, actual rock. Nice to have some loud guitars to help keep u… More »

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Op-Ed: An Artists’ Dialogue On CocoRosie’s Grey Oceans

A few years ago I wrote a positive review of CocoRosie's The Adventures of Ghosthorse And Stillborn. Too positive, it turns out: The publication that…
brandon | June 21, 2010 - 11:38 am
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Wild Beasts – “We Still Got The Taste Dancing On Our Tongues (Gatekeeper Gregorian Disco Edit)”

Gatekeeper's bio says they're "...conjurers of the kind of crimson splattered disco that terrified the babies of the '80s." That holds true for the Chicago…
jessica | February 16, 2010 - 10:34 am
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Wild Beasts – “We Still Got The Taste Dancin On Our Tongues” Video

Wild Beats' previous Two Dancers video for "All The King's Men" was set in a mystical forest peopled with various fair maidens (and the band).
brandon | February 9, 2010 - 5:08 pm
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Wild Beasts @ Joe’s Pub, NYC 9/8/09

Wild Beasts almost need to be ashamed of themselves. For making the transition from merely striking to truly sensational with their sophomore effort Two Dancers,…
Amrit Singh | September 10, 2009 - 9:19 am
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New Wild Beasts Video – “All The King’s Men”

Merriweather Post Pavilion, Bitte Orca, is any label having a better year than Domino? Wherever that pair sits them, the bar's raised once more with…
Amrit Singh | September 3, 2009 - 1:29 pm
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Stream Wild Beasts’ Two Dancers

The UK outfit’s fantastic, sexed up and theatrical Limbo, Panto followup really should be heard in full. And you can do that right now at…
Amrit Singh | August 31, 2009 - 9:07 am
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New Wild Beasts – “All The King’s Men”

The buoyant "All The King's Men" comes from multi-vocal UK quartet Wild Beasts' second album Two Dancers, the followup to 2008's Limbo, Panto. The grou…
brandon | August 6, 2009 - 9:20 am
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