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2007 Stories by Annie Zaleski

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  • About a Song

    published November 1, 2007

    In the recently released Kurt Cobain documentary About a Son, Nirvana's music is noticeably absent. Instead, director AJ Schnack lets... More >>

  • PJ Harvey

    published October 4, 2007

    Sometimes, the simplest music is the most affecting. So it goes with PJ Harvey's new studio album, White Chalk, which often feels like a... More >>

  • Smashing Pumpkins

    published July 12, 2007

    Those of you hoping Smashing Pumpkins' comeback record is an unmitigated disaster will be disappointed: It's not. Those of you afraid that head... More >>

  • Interpol

    published July 12, 2007

    Interpol's major label debut, Our Love to Admire, isn't as monochrome (or monotonous) as its previous two albums. "Pioneer to the Falls" is... More >>

  • Björk

    published May 24, 2007

    Although her flamboyant outfits may never be polite, Björk's last few albums certainly were. The ice-crystal percussion and melodies on... More >>

  • Nine Inch Nails

    published May 3, 2007

    Leave it to Trent Reznor, a musician who probably doesn't need to hype his art at this point, to trump every other viral marketer with the... More >>

  • Modest Mouse

    published March 22, 2007

    Ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr knows a little something about dealing with strong-willed vocalists (ahem, Morrissey), so it's no surprise that... More >>

  • Arcade Fire

    published March 1, 2007

    Arcade Fire's Neon Bible is a dense, academic, and ultimately rewarding album fixated on questions of spirituality, religion and the... More >>

  • Singles Going Steady

    published January 4, 2007

    In 2006, the pop singles market continued to dominate, in no small part because the pick-to-click-driven mentality of online music stores and... More >>

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