The Weight

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Music on Sunday 11 May 2008

The Weight are a Brooklyn-based quintet that makes sincere-sounding Waylon Jennings-David Allen Coe inspired outlaw country and Creedence-Skynyrd-tinged Southern rock.

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Ambulance Ltd

Stacey Howard Reader Find

By Stacey Howard in New Music on Friday 4 April 2008

Several years after they disbanded, one of indie rock’s brightest sparks — Ambulance Ltd — are back.

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Yeasayer live

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in Video on Saturday 29 March 2008

Those bowled over by Yeasayer’s debut, All Hour Cymbals, would take a true battering at one of their live shows.

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We Are Scientists’ Brain Thrust Mastery

Monique Rothstein Reader Find

By Monique Rothstein in New Music on Wednesday 19 March 2008

This New York indie-rock outfit won our hearts with the Kaiser Chiefs-esque single Nobody Move Nobody Get Hurt off their acclaimed debut album.

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Interview with Yeasayer

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By Francis Andrews in New Music on Thursday 7 February 2008

We featured red hot Brooklyn band Yeasayer on Lost At E Minor a few months back, so we thought it was time we checked in with keyboardist-sampler, Chris Keating.

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Durty Nanas

Bianca - Coco Rosie Reader Find

By Bianca - Coco Rosie in New Music on Saturday 22 September 2007

I love Brooklyn band Durty Nanas. They were formed in 2005 and play street spaces, galleries, lofts, and block parties. So I guess they are the ‘real’ Bloc party.

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Antony and The Johnsons

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By Zolton in New Music on Wednesday 13 June 2007

I nearly interviewed Antony for an Australian magazine. That’s right, nearly. But not quite. His publicist gave me his number and a time to call him at. So I did. Only, every time I tried it, over a period of several days, I kept getting his answering machine. Quite a robust voice he had on […]

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Lightening blue eyes

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By Zolton in New Music on Wednesday 12 April 2006

So I interviewed Bianca, one half of Coco Rosie, the other morning. Love their music: very dramatic, almost operatic in its scale yet imbued with a sense of sonic unease that carries the divine melodies well beyond their maudlin minor key progressions.

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