David Simutis

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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    Yes, nü-garage is the new grunge, and yes, Australia's Vines began life as a Nirvana cover band. But if the teenagers that make up the quartet continue down the eclectic and electric path Highly Evolved lays down, there's no doubt that they'l...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    It sure sounds like a good band on paper: A slightly obsessive-compulsive songwriter named Billy with a shaved head and lots of famous musician pals. A singer (also bald) from a dark, foreboding, prog-metal band that hasn't released a record in fo...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    The The Naked Self (Nothing) Matt Johnson must be a patient man. It's been six years since the last album of new The The music (and four since the all-Hank Williams covers set, Hanky Panky) but he continues to sound very much like himself. As the ...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    Morphine The Night (Dreamworks) If there ever was a band for listening to late at night, drunk and feeling sorry for yourself while reviewing all the wrong choices you've made, it's Morphine. The band's sound is built around singer Mark Sandman's ...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    Clinton Disco and the Halfway to Discontent (Astralwerks) A Cornershop side project seems almost unnecessary. The British band -- best known for its hit "Brimful of Asha" -- merges Indian melodies and instrumentation with Western rock, folk, punk,...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    The Busy Signals Baby's First Beats (Sugar Free) Analog keyboard, guitar, and drum machine: $400. Bedroom recording gear: $2000. Recording your debut album all by yourself: not quite as priceless as you think. Onetime Babes in Toyland roadie Howar...

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