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  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    How Metronomy 
Frontman Joseph Mount Got Scooped by Daft Punk

    When Joseph Mount of London-based Metronomy listened to Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, he realized he'd have to change the direction of "Boy Racers," the most upbeat song on his band's 2013 album, Love Letters. He had intended to have the song include a German narrator speaking about how fast b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Your New Favorite Band: Fair Ohs

    Fair Ohs - Everything Is Dancing‚ÄčImagine, if you will, that there exists somewhere out there a less shitty, English version of Vampire Weekend -- a band that employs Afropop stylings yet with more of an edge to their sound. East London trio Fairs Ohs are just that. The band does not don loafers an ... More >>

  • Music

    June 1, 2006

    Bring On the Backlash

    Stirring up hype and spiting the haters

  • Music

    April 27, 2006

    S.A.T. Words

    In discussing Bloc Party's anthemic dance rock, you gotta get deep

  • Music

    September 9, 2004


    Treddin' on Thin Ice

  • Music

    May 27, 2004


    Vehicles and Animals (Astralwerks)

  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Dizzee Rascal

    Boy in da Corner (XL/Matador)

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.