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Manila, PhilippinesGoing For A Ride With Taken By Cars

Going For A Ride With Taken By Cars

April 5, 2012
Taken By Cars is accelerating well beyond their base in the Philippines. As the newly crowned MTV Iggy Artist of the Week, the Electro-Rock quintet continues to add new cred to their burgeoning music resume, which includes two albums, and a Warner Music...
London, United KingdomAllo Darlin’ — Europe
Rating: 5

Allo Darlin' — Europe

Forget the word twee. It has nothing to do with Allo Darlin's sophomore album Europe. Sure, the England-based band comes from the warped-but-sensitive indie pop school of Belle and Sebastian and The...
Santa Cruz, United StatesBassnectar — Vava Voom
Rating: 2

Bassnectar — Vava Voom

The first time I saw Bassnectar live was about six or seven years ago in Manhattan's Lower East Side, sharing a stage with Sub Swara. Between the seizure lights and gut-bending distortion that rev in my...
Nantes, FrancePony Pony Run Run Say Sorry

Pony Pony Run Run Say Sorry

What have these handsome French devils done that they're constantly apologizing? The trio from Nantes bubbled up in 2009 with the rueful, infectious dance pop of "Hey You," a sonic apology to a fellow world-traveler. Made up of two brothers and their...
London, United KingdomStuck In A Car With Crystal Fighters

Stuck In A Car With Crystal Fighters

On a Monday night at Glasslands Gallery in Brooklyn, there was a problem. Cutting through the packed audience an hour before their sold-out show, Gilbert Vierich of Crystal Fighters said of the guitarist, "Graham's has put too many people on his...