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Ex Norwegian's Songs That Remind Them Why They Play Music

Though Ex Norwegian's last release was called House Music, the Miami Beach band definitely doesn't make the kind of house music that induces you to pop a molly and sweat. Though you might jump around a bit to their indie pop, their sound is better suited for the live stage than the uhntz of tha club.

The group has been through a series of lineup changes, but the core members remain. Frontman Roger Houdaille, also of Ed Hale and the Transcendence, Michelle Grand, and Giuseppe Rodriguez very recently released a new LP, Crash, on the Broward-to-Miami Limited Fanfare Records. They're representing the label at tomorrow's musical blowout Block x Blog at Revolution Live.

Music is like crack, but we also know that it's hard to continue to stay pumped about making it, day in and day out. So we asked the members of Ex Norwegian to give us a list of songs that psych them to keep writing, strumming, and singing.

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Liz has her master’s degree in religion from Florida State University. She has since written for publications and outlets such as Miami New Times, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Ocean Drive, the Huffington Post, NBC Miami, Time Out Miami, Insomniac, the Daily Dot, and the Atlantic. Liz spent three years as New Times Broward-Palm Beach’s music editor, was the weekend news editor at Inverse, and is currently the managing editor at Tom Tom Magazine.
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