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2005 Stories by Adam Radcliffe

Archives: 2006 | 2005
  • The Gossip

    published October 13, 2005

    You know a band is moving up in the world when the members are excited about their new tour van's air conditioning. In the past, apparently, The... More >>

  • The National

    published October 6, 2005

    Both Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and The National are currently basking in (or perhaps suffering from) the glow of being the next big thing out of... More >>

  • Broadcast

    published September 15, 2005

    After a two-year absence, Broadcast returns with Tender Buttons, a searing, minimalist pop record. Seeing how the band has gone from six... More >>

  • Glass Candy

    published July 28, 2005

    Glass Candy is a conundrum, something sweet surrounding something dangerous. Ida No is one of punk's most captivating front women: ferocious,... More >>

  • Tussle

    published June 30, 2005

    Tussle doesn't claim to be a dance band. In fact, Tussle doesn't claim any musical genre as its own. But in spite of its transcendent aspirations,... More >>

  • Rogue Wave

    published June 23, 2005

    Sub Pop's 2004 proper release of Rogue Wave's Out of the Shadow (originally a limited release on Responsive Recordings in 2003) was one of... More >>

  • Wooden Wand & The Vanishing Voice

    published June 16, 2005

    Imagine the Children of the Corn doing acid with the Manson family while jamming out in a mossy pasture. Still here? Then you might be ready for... More >>

  • Feist

    published May 12, 2005

    Almost a year after its European release, Leslie Feist's debut solo album, Let It Die, has finally been released stateside, to the delight... More >>

  • Reindeer Tiger Team

    published April 14, 2005

    As legions of local music geeks know already, Steven Reker and Eddy Crichton are the real deal. Their band Reindeer Tiger Team is based on... More >>

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