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Top Five Shows of Holocene’s First Decade

by the Holocene Staff

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Iron and Wine (April 2004) This was such a joyous and encouraging night in our early days. A capacity crowd poured in, packed themselves politely into the room, and fell into a perfect hush for t   More
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five K-Pop Artists to Watch in 2013

by Allen Huang

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2NE1 (pictured) Mysteriously quiet for the bulk of 2012, YG Entertainment’s 2NE1 are one of a thimbleful of Korean groups to have performed in the U.S. The group hopes to reclaim home territory   More
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 WW MUSIC STAFF

Top Five Compliments for Mumford & Sons

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Goudy Old Style looks pretty slick as an album font.Outdated? Psssh. Typography from 1915 is totally in right now. “Little Lion Man” proves radio edits don’t discourage inappropriate off-air la   More
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Top Five Songs From Anthology of American Folk Music

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“The Cuckoo,” Clarence AshleyThis is one of those grand old songs from across the seas that is timeless and transcends the limits of our current mode of musical thought.“See That My Grave is   More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 JOE MCMURRIAN

Top Five Mantras from The Dalai Lama and Anthony Kiedis

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ON FRIENDSHIP Dalai Lama: “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives.” Anthony Kiedis: “And my friend’s named Bob. Like the de   More
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Super-Obscure Best New Band Vote-Getters

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Gazooka Bazooka Apparently, someone or something by that name played the Foggy Notion in March. That’s all we know, but c’mon: You’re just happy to live in a city where something called “   More
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Best Prince Songs of the Past 10 Years

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“Cinnamon Girl,” Musicology, 2004 Only Prince has the balls to steal the title of one of Neil Young’s signature songs. Other than the name, the standout track from his “comeback” album    More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Must-See Bands at Bender 2013

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Cheater Slicks (April 12)Running on, in their words, “100 percent negative energy” since 1996, the three-man Ohio noise machine makes howling, despondent rock ’n’ roll that, for all its co   More
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Really Unofficial SXSW Showcases

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 Drunk Kid Waiting for the Late-Night Bus
He started his set by staggering into the street, where he
 came nail-bitingly close to getting hit by a car. Narrowly surviving
the trip to the other side   More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Top Five Tips for Enjoying South by Southwest

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Bands—who needs ’em!? Pssh, come on! You’ll hear bands without even trying, man. Anyway, that’s not really why you are here, is it? Focus on “networking,” kissing ass, getting signed   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 RUSTY FEATHERCAP

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