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2004 Stories by J. Edward Keyes

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  • Various Artists

    published December 23, 2004

    The wordless one-note howl that opens up Thai Beat A Go-Go swells up long and low from the belly of a jilted man. That single, baleful... More >>

  • Tonetraeger

    published November 25, 2004

    Tonetraeger is an electronic duo from Düsseldorf whose dissatisfaction with being an electronic duo from Düsseldorf is its biggest... More >>

  • Benny Blanko

    published November 18, 2004

    Remember the scene in Tron, when the laser atomized Jeff Bridges and then re-created him, in digital form, inside of that old TRS-80? 8... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published September 30, 2004

    The main question here is not "Is it good?" but "Is it necessary?" Ever since pent-up indie kids learned to stop worrying and love the Rasta,... More >>

  • Mouse on Mars

    published August 19, 2004

    Luddites, fear not -- Mouse on Mars has not come to alienate you. On this, their eighth full-length, the Mice instead demonstrate a keen interest... More >>

  • Guided by Voices

    published August 19, 2004

    And so we come to last call at the House of GBV, and it's hard not to get a bit misty. For whatever indifference or disappointment greeted... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published August 5, 2004

    Assembled from a stockpile of 150 cassettes that turned up, inexplicably, at a public library in California, Khmer Folk & Pop is a riveting... More >>

  • Junior Boys

    published July 29, 2004

    Go ahead and brand Junior Boys IDM (rank shorthand for "Intelligent Dance Music"). Just know that doing so would be a waste of time and precious... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published July 22, 2004

    There's certainly no shortage of sex in pop music. Hyperactive adolescents who, once upon a time, had to squint to make sense of a scrambled... More >>

  • Various Artists

    published July 15, 2004

    But will I be lost if I haven't heard volumes 1 through 9? Unlike most compilations, which serve as little more than friendly handshakes... More >>

  • The Fall

    published July 15, 2004

    Mark E. Smith: What a grouch. The grizzled limey bastard has already laid off two of the four musicians responsible for the creation of The... More >>

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