Posts under Tag: metro
CD Review: Hinterland- Pan Pan Medico

Moody, New Wave-Flavored Dreampop At Its BestBand/Singer: HinterlandAlbum Title: Pan Pan MedicoRelease Date: 2/19/2008 (on Submerged Records)Genre: Pop/Indie/New WaveRating:  ****  out of 5 starsRunning Time: 49:52 (All pictures courtesy of Hinterland and Submerged Records)

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Concert Review: Sia and Har Mar Superstar, 3.1.2008

Sia Furler, an Australian-born singer, provided the driving vocal force behind many of mellow brit-pop group Zero 7's hits.  Now, with the explosion of independent rock in the U.S., her solo career is taking off, and she is finally getting the attention she deserves.  She has been touring the nation supporting her latest solo album, titled Some People Have Real [...]

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CD Review: Charlotte Gainsbourg- 5:55

A Light, Fluffy, But Solid AlbumBand/Singer: Charlotte Gainsbourg (feat. Air)Album Title: 5:55Release Date: 4/18/2007 (in America, via Vice)Native Release Date: 9/15/2006Genre: French PopRating:  **** 1/2  out of 5 stars

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Summer Music Festival Preview

As we reach the depressing apex of winter, many of our minds drift past the frost and frigidity and into dreams of months that don't end in "-uary". And no summer fantasy of mine is complete without the imaginative leaps to my annual trip to Bonnaroo music and arts festival in Tennessee. Music festivals are becoming more and more prevalent [...]

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The Death Of A Record Store: Record Time of Ferndale To Close

If you haven't been living in a cave the last few months (don't feel bad if you have, caves are cool!), you probably heard the sad news that one of the great metro-Detroit culture landmarks, Record Time of Ferndale is closing.  The store is one of the few remaining places to buy real vinyl records, and also features a great [...]

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