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Chester French: Hip-hop, Academia and Six-Minute Abs

D.A. Wallach and Max Drummey are pushing boundaries – combining wit, intellect and an undeniable penchant for art-pop, their duo, Chester French, is fashioning their own musical canon. With a myriad of different sounds ranging from Motown and power pop to retro-pop to hip-hop, Chester French combines the strongest facets of the music into one kaleidoscope of sensibility and diversity.

20 Dec 2008 | 3 comments | More

Love Is All: Love and Insomnia

Love Is All’s latest release, A Hundred Things Keep Me Up at Night, is is a devilishly contagious amalgam of pop and punk, done sublimely, as only this bustling Swedish five-piece can. Seeing them live, whether at a secret show inside a remote Brooklyn gallery or at a proper downtown venue, confirms them as all the more flawless, since one of the best facets of their music stems from the band’s quirky collective personality.

20 Dec 2008 | 1 comment | More

Raveonettes Cap Productive Year with Holiday EP and Winter Dates

Had the lusciously incendiary Lust Lust Lust been the Raveonettes’ only musical output in 2008, fans and critics alike would still consider the year a success for Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo.

20 Dec 2008 | More

TSOOL Return in March with ‘Communion’

After a four-year wait, fans of Sweden’s The Soundtrack of our Lives can breathe a sigh of relief as the band comes roaring back on March 3, 2009 with its 2-disc, 24-track Communion.

20 Dec 2008 | More