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Records We Missed: Miike Snow

Miike Snow is one of the catchiest bands of recent years. Formed in 2007, this band is only now starting to become more well known, as I discovered at Lollapalooza when they drew a staggeringly large crowd. The...
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Records We Missed: Was A Real Boy

A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed Say Anything’s album Is a Real Boy. It just so happens that this was a two-disc album, with the second disc entitled Was a Real Boy (how clever!). This second disc was just as ...
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Records We Missed: …Is a Real Boy

Say Anything writes possibly the funniest and most real lyrics I’ve ever heard. Forming in the Los Angeles area, the band currently consists of Max Bemis on vocals, Coby Linder on drums, Jake Turner on guitar, ...
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Records We Dissed: The Eraser

Thom Yorke, lead vocalist of popular rock band Radiohead, released a solo album in the summer of 2006. This album was received generally positively, with most people fawning over Yorke’s cooing voice. I, pe...
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Records We Missed: Conditions (2009)

In my opinion, Australian-based band The Temper Trap is easily one of the most underappreciated bands in the modern music world. Their debut album Conditions was released in 2009, with songs reaching the to...
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Selected Song: “Sleeping In”

On November 22, 1963, the world was in complete disarray when the thirty-fifth President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Forty years later, electropop group The Pos...
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Fighting Illini Fest in review

I went into this concert with the worst expectations possible: I had seen Kid Cudi perform here before and was less than impressed. I had never even heard anything by Girl Talk before, and there were 10,000...