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Holy Komodo :: Magnetik Gak (EP)

Leave it to those weirdos of the north, the state that gives us as much feedback as it does soft melodies, for someone to tap into that fleetingest of superlatives: “this sounds like lost Talking Heads demos.” Holy Komodo, hailing from the…

Desert Noises – Hey Ah

Desert Noises, an industrious group from Provo, UT, came through Toledo, Ohio a few weeks back and made my slow night into something quite different. The Utah desert’s influence has seeped into their music, creating a sound that can be haunting, moving, warm, cold, loud, and quiet, all at once. Using harmonies, drastic tempo changes, [...]

Hot Chip – “How Do You Do (Todd Terje Remix)”

Hot Chip’s breezy disco jam “How Do You Do” is one of the purest moments of pleasure on their new album In Our Heads. And now they’ve stretched that moment out into infinity, recruiting Scandinavian space-disco master Todd Terje to give the song a dizzy dance odyssey of a remix. The Terje remix lasts for [...]

Herbert Grönemeyer Releases New Single "Mensch"

When *Herbert Grönemeyer*’s wife and brother both died of cancer in the same week, Germany’s biggest selling artist disappeared from the public eye, and ended up taking a hiatus from music while he dealt with the trauma and grief that engulfed him.

Four years later, *Grönemeyer* emerged…