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Mexico City, MexicoCheckpoint: Mexico Rock City

Checkpoint: Mexico Rock City

April 12, 2012
It’s the headlining act of Saturday night in Mexico City, and a seemingly endless expanse of people -- reported at 60,000, though elsewhere reported at 80,000 -- swarms toward the stage. At last, the band rises from a platform in the middle of the...
Stockholm, SwedenSweden’s Sister Trashes Glam Metal

Sweden's Sister Trashes Glam Metal

April 11, 2012
Name: Sister Most Like: Ratt, AFI When They Started: 2006 Genre: Punk/Metal The Sound: Angst and three day's worth of hair product build up We love the progressive pop sounds of Swedish songstresses like Amanda Mair and the indie folk of...
London, United KingdomMaya Jane Coles DJ-Kicks Compilation
Rating: 4

Maya Jane Coles DJ-Kicks Compilation

I probably shouldn't use words like "sophisticated" and "classy" in a review of house music, mainly cause it makes me sound like my high school art appreciation teacher. But I hope that by bringing...
Kingston, JamaicaReggae Music Again by Busy Signal
Rating: 3.5

Reggae Music Again by Busy Signal

Dancehall artist Busy Signal took a surprising turn when he decided to release a pure Roots Reggae album. The Jamaican star earned his fame through hard-edged tracks and a clubland image. With his new...
Manila, PhilippinesGoing For A Ride With Taken By Cars

Going For A Ride With Taken By Cars

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...