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Indie Pop

Fun.: Indie Pop Supergroup

Persistence pays off I suppose.  Last August, I heard the Format were going on an indefinite hiatus.  I was bummed, but the good news was lead singer Nate Ruess was joining forces with a couple of indie pop favorites, Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train to create the band, Fun. Their […]

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Showstopper

2007 Wrap-Up: Showstopper Edition

Early on in 2007, I was worried that many of my favorite acts would skip Detroit for other cities. While I didn’t get to see everyone I wanted (Arctic Monkeys, Ben Harper, Rilo Kiley, Spoon & Band Of Horses) and some of them still haven’t made it (Arcade Fire, The Decemberists, Amy Winehouse, The New […]