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Dethklok, “Dethalbum II “

Dethklok Dethalbum II Williams Street Anyone who has witnessed Adult Swim’s mature cartoon series Metalocalypse should know that the show is amusing, unique, and deserves the attention it’s received based on originality alone. Series co-creator and death metal guru Brendon Small has brought forth another filthy soundtrack for the second season installment of the show. […]

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Finn Riggins Vs. Wilderness

Finn Riggins Vs. Wilderness Tender Loving Empire Every so often, an experimental band pierces through the mix of noise, ambience and self-indulgent repetitive instrumentals. Finn Riggins does exactly this. The Idaho-based trio has created their third album for Tender Loving Empire, and it kicks the asses of indie rockers that thought they had it all […]

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The Intelligence, “Fake Surfers”

The Intelligence Fake Surfers In the Red Fake Surfers, the fourth LP from Lars Finberg’s The Intelligence, is a step back from their overloaded sharp distortion tendencies, but not without leaving a smidge in just for flavor. This album is crunchy, groovy and filled with ‘60s pop spunk, especially with the  bass line in “Warm […]

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Adventureland Miramax DVD – Rated R Adventureland is two parts bittersweet love story and one part oddball comedy. When James Brennan graduates college, his life becomes a series of missed ring tosses. Instead of going on a trip to Europe, Brennan is forced to work at an amusement park to make ends meet. The film […]

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Nurses, “Apple’s Acre”

Nurses Apple’s Acre Dead Oceans Portland, Oregon’s Nurses have drawn up an admirable plan of attack for their Dead Oceans debut, Apple’s Acre. Album opener “Technicolor” follows many formulas in which successful hipsters and indie bands bordering legitimate stature adhere to—glossy keyboards, swirling synthesizer effects and minimal drumming with three-part reverb laden (of course) vocal […]

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The Indie Rock Coloring Book By Yellow Bird Project

The Indie Rock Coloring Book By Yellow Bird Project Chronicle Somebody get Aye Jay Moreno on the horn, because the Yellow Bird Project just stole his cash cow. The Indie Rock Coloring Book, akin to Moreno’s Gangsta Rap, Heavy Metal and Punk Rock works, is 31 pages of hipster kiddy goodness, with illustrations by Andy […]

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