My house got robbed over the summer and among the items taken were my laptop and iPod.
I had backed up none of my data. I would estimate I lost somewhere around 12,000 songs. It also feels safe to estimate that 95 percent of my MP3 collection was not purchased. It obviously sucked at first, losing ... More >>
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See also: Xiu Xiu and the Top Anthems of Self-LoathingThe cover Xiu Xiu's ninth studio album, Always, is a tight close-up shot of the band's name and the album title tattooed on someone's bare flesh. For t ... More >>
New York's experimental rock band Gang Gang Dance hits up the Valley tonight, headlining the Crescent Lounge during its inaugural week. Jamming on the band's latest album Eye Contact is a mind-warping experience, and between all the loopy sound-scapes, abstract synth structures and aural embellishme ... More >>
By Frances Michelle Lopez
Frances Michelle LopezThe throngs of excited First Friday goers seemed to have been M.I.A at the Trunk Space Friday night for the One AM Radio, Former Ghosts, Knesset show. Having had a late start to my night, I wasn't able to catch much of the Los Angeles-based One AM ... More >>
Nika Roza, Freddy Rupert and Jamie Stewart (pictured) are kicking off their first tour as Former Ghosts at Trunk SpaceJamie Stewart, mastermind behind prolific indie riockers Xiu Xiu, has decided to not only form a new trio, but to have that band kick off their first tour at Phoenix's Trunk Space ... More >>