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“Furr” by Blitzen Trapper

As Blitzen Trapper's last release, Wild Mountain Nation, played like the Flaming Lips on a massive folk trip, I'm willing to bet that "Furr," the ...
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The Clash Is the New Black: A Brief History of Sampling and The Clash

In the past couple weeks, two prominent female musicians have received considerable attention for songs which liberally sample the music of The ...
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Moving Pictures: "Freak Scene (Live at P4K08)" by Dinosaur, Jr

Dinosaur Jr's Sunday night set at the 2008 Pitchfork Music Festival was definitely the highlight of day 3, and looking back now, it just may have ...
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“The Birthday Wars” by Oxford Collapse

Tip number one on avoiding a birthday war: Ditch the double middle finger pose. Maybe, just maybe, your sulky, spoiled salute was the reason you ...
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“If I Get Myself Anywhere” by Buffalo Killers

Do my ears deceive me, or is this some long lost T. Rex track? Has Rolan Bolan been holding back on a treasure trove of sweet boogie oogie laid ...
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So Nice I Listen to it Twice: “My Only Offer” by Mates of State

If I could explain it I would. In between jamming the new F*cked Up EP on Matador (which kills BTW), I've been spinning a lot of Mates of State. ...
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From The IRCWHQ Newsdesk: The Black Keys Will Be On Live from Abbey Road Tonight

You can catch a live performance of the Akron blues rock duo, The Black Keys, 10:00 PM tonight on the Sundance Channel series, Live from Abbey ...
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And on Tuesday, I Rested. And on Wednesday, I’ll Rest Again: Final Thoughts on the 2008 Pitchfork Music Festival and Even More Photos

The 2008 Pitchfork Music Festival was a lot of work, a lot of fun, a lot of rad bands (including, but definitely not limited to Dinosaur, Jr, Extra ...
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