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2007 Stories by Arielle Castillo

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  • Space Oddity

    published November 29, 2007

    At times, the oeuvre of Coheed and Cambria can make classic-rock works like The Wall or Tommy seem as though they were... More >>

  • Muscles

    published November 15, 2007

    It's hard to know when — or if — the Australian one-man dance act known as Muscles is being serious. Live, ensconced behind a small... More >>

  • Joy! Joy!

    published November 8, 2007

    It's a good month for Joy Division fans to maybe think about trying to smile. Sure, the confusing multiple release dates for Control,... More >>

  • Lifting Heavy

    published October 11, 2007

    The rural Texas-based quintet Fair to Midland holds the platypus-rare distinction of sounding like pretty much no one else in rock music... More >>

  • Rockstar Approved

    published October 4, 2007

    About two years ago, Jason Tyler lost everything in a Chicago house fire that was started accidentally by a superstar DJ and good... More >>

  • Dashboard Confessional

    published September 20, 2007

    Listening to Dashboard Confessional can sometimes be like picking at a scab or poking at a cavity — vaguely painful and enjoyable at the... More >>

  • The Used

    published August 30, 2007

    A few years back, the Used's Bert McCracken and My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way were the enfants terribles of the '00s... More >>

  • Fantastic Voyage

    published August 30, 2007

    Tahita Bulmer, the effervescent frontwoman for New Young Pony Club, has little love for the sort of po-faced, pseudo-earnest bloke rock that's... More >>

  • The Bang Gang Deejays

    published August 30, 2007

    The Bang Gang has attracted international attention as one of Sydney, Australia,'s sweatiest, most forward-thinking club nights, where techno... More >>

  • Baby Anne

    published August 23, 2007

    Give Orlando-based DJ/producer Baby Anne a gold star on two counts. One, for still carrying a torch for Florida breaks, our state's woozy,... More >>

  • Green Velvet

    published August 2, 2007

    In true space-age, dance-music-weirdness style, Green Velvet was birthed as the alter ego of an alter ego: that of Cajmere, AKA Curtis Alan... More >>

  • Hip-Hop Jedis

    published August 2, 2007

    Just minutes after the end of the recent Democratic presidential debate, Vinnie Paz is nonplussed. As the frontman of the rugged Philadelphia... More >>

  • The Radiators

    published July 26, 2007

    First, to clear up any confusion: This is the Radiators from New Orleans, the three-decades-plus-strong bluesy, funky rock group, not the also... More >>

  • Bonde do Rolê

    published July 19, 2007

    In ice-cool genre-mashup circles, Brazil is the de rigueur frontier for new hard-hitting, urban-sexy dance beats. Bonde do Rolê, hailing... More >>

  • Kristeenyoung

    published July 12, 2007

    The first time Kristine Young, frontwoman for, um, Kristeenyoung, was summoned to meet Morrissey, she was summarily ejected from his Rome... More >>

  • The 69 Eyes

    published July 5, 2007

    The 69 Eyes perform with Night Kills the Day, Wednesday 13, and Fair to Midland on Thursday, July 5, at Revolution, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort... More >>

  • Rabbit in the Moon

    published June 28, 2007

    If you dipped your toes in the waters of the Florida rave scene during the past, oh, 15 years, you´ve probably collected some warm, fuzzy... More >>

  • Guns ´n´ Bombs at Revolver

    published June 28, 2007

    It´s a straight-up L.A. invasion in Miami this weekend. The attack on Friday´s edition of the weekly Revolver party comes from the... More >>

  • Los Tigres del Norte

    published June 14, 2007

    The average unsuspecting gringo has no idea: Across Latin America, Los Tigres del Norte are huge. Regularly selling out stadiums of more than... More >>

  • Truthier Than Thou

    published May 17, 2007

    The guys of Underoath love Jesus, make no bones about it, and want you to know that. But the St. Petersburg-based quintet isn't about that... More >>

  • 54-46

    published May 3, 2007

    In the days of the British Invasion, it was the Beatles and the Stones. In the days of early Jamaican reggae, it was Bob Marley and Toots Hibbert.... More >>

  • My Chemical Romance and Muse Rock Sunrise

    published April 26, 2007

    So how does a vaguely punk-oriented band, bred in the usual circuit of grungy clubs, adapt to platinum-sales and an arena tour? On Sunday night at... More >>

  • The El Word

    published March 15, 2007

    The sophomore album by hip-hop artist El-P portrays a world plagued by war and malevolent technology. Cities are burning under the noses of... More >>

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