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Alt Country

The Sadies: Hope For A New "Season"

If you didn’t spend November through March in Michigan, you didn’t miss much. Unless of course, you consider a ridiculous amount of cold, white snow something worth being around for. This winter brought brought 85 inches of snow to the “Mitten”, the most since the ’04-’05 season. I’m not really a “winter sports” person, so […]

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Showstopper

2007 Wrap-Up: Showstopper in 2008

While I am mostly saving my pennies to go to Lollapalooza in 2008, here are a few of the bands I’d like to see live and in person. #5 Editors/Jack Penate/The Fratellis/The KooksThough each of these rising artists/bands from across the pond have very unique styles, I’d love to see them implement their hits on […]

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albums

2007 Wrap-Up: Looking Forward To In 2008

While 2007 was the best year in music for me personally, I have only begun to dig in the crates for new music. Though many indie fans have complained that there aren’t any big albums to look forward to in 2008 (Arcade Fire, The New Pornographers, Arctic Monkeys, The Shins, etc.) There should be more […]

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Indie

The New Pornographers: Taking All "Challengers"

The New Pornographers – Challengers 5/5 Narks 2007 has been the year of the reunion. From the Police to Rage Against the Machine, to Genesis and the Wu Tang Clan, bands are trying to recreate past magic for fans and frankly, one last run at a boat load of cash. One of the lesser-hyped reconciliations […]