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2006 Stories by Sam Machkovech

Archives: 2006 | 2005
  • Outkast

    published August 31, 2006

    Soundtrack might not be the right word for this CD from the film of the same name, since this hourlong romp is delivered as an overt "we... More >>

  • Shapes and Sizes

    published July 27, 2006

    In the indie-rock canon, the Pacific Northwest gets its rep mostly from its Seattle and Olympia greats. But the best Pac-NW album of the year is... More >>

  • Cex

    published June 22, 2006

    Now that's what I'm talking about — an album title that gets to the point. Thing is, Cex (the perpetually transforming solo... More >>

  • They Shoot Horses Don't They

    published March 16, 2006

    Hipsters looking for disagreeable, hard-to-digest music will presumably turn toward the new Liars record, Drum's Not Dead, for a hearty... More >>

  • Suburban Kids With Biblical Names

    published January 19, 2006

    The biggest debates in rock music are about the great mimics. The Strokes outlasted comparisons to the Velvets, Coldplay somehow became bigger... More >>

Archives: 2006 | 2005