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2005 Stories by Kelly Shindler

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  • All Grown Up

    published December 1, 2005

    Detroit is notorious for spawning some of the world's definitive wonders: Motown, Devil's Night, Madonna, Eminem, and, lately, minimalist techno.... More >>

  • Rogue Scholar

    published October 20, 2005

    Among the hundreds of musicians who exploit occult imagery, few have cultivated a more profound aura than Glenn Danzig. From the trashy sci-fi... More >>

  • The New Golden Oldies

    published May 19, 2005

    The Raveonettes may hail from Denmark, but the duo's all-American muse is unmistakable. Hatched out of love for an era when cars were long,... More >>

  • Prime-time Grime

    published April 14, 2005

    Dylan Mills is not your average 20-year-old. At this precocious age, Britain's hip-hop wünderkind -- better-known as Dizzee Rascal --... More >>

  • Donkey Punch

    published March 31, 2005

    Los Angeles-based Seksu Roba -- translated literally from the Japanese as "sex donkey" -- is made up of Korean producer/thereminist Sukho... More >>

  • Prefuse 73

    published March 24, 2005

    No, your Prefuse 73 CD is not skipping. It's just the wizard of schizophrenic enterprise, Scott Herren (who also records as Delarosa & Asora,... More >>

  • International Agents

    published March 17, 2005

    Beneath a lacquered veneer of black suits, hip coifs, and oblique lyrics, Interpol poses a conundrum to fans and foes alike. The quartet --... More >>

  • Down with the Sound

    published March 17, 2005

    The M3 Summit's Bridge and Tunnel rump-shaker, presented by arbiters of urban hip Triple 5 Soul, The FADER, and Turntable Lab,... More >>

  • Mogwai

    published February 24, 2005

    If you've never been shaken to the core at a Mogwai show, the perfect consolation is Government Commissions, an hour-plus survey culled... More >>

  • Walkmen

    published February 17, 2005

    Having known each other since forever, it's no surprise that the Walkmen make intensely intimate music. Featuring ex-members of the... More >>

  • Mu

    published February 10, 2005

    "Welcome to Mu world, bitch! Especially all the haters -- I'm about to kung fu you!" Not the warmest welcome from Sheffield, England-based techno... More >>

  • Bushy Tailed

    published February 3, 2005

    At this point, it really doesn't matter what young Conor Oberst does. There will be those who snivel and crab about what a milquetoast indie... More >>

  • M83

    published January 20, 2005

    M83's 2003 album, Dead Cities, Red Seas, and Lost Ghosts was straight-up Blade Runner material, circa Los Angeles 2019. Dark and... More >>

  • The Fiery Furnaces

    published January 13, 2005

    The Fiery Furnaces, the Brooklyn sibling duo that could, are restless. With their second full-length Blueberry Boat only six months the... More >>

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