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REVIEW: Xiu Xiu – Women as Lovers

With more subtly infectious melodies and perversely invigorating lyrical content, Xiu Xiu continue to shine as one of the most unconventionally satisfying acts in indie music on their sixth album, Women as Lovers. Advertisements

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A History Lesson from The XYZ Affair

First of all, I will reluctantly admit that the above photo is not from the newest “Fruit of the Loom” commercial. As enjoyable as it must be to advertise t-shirts and underwear while eating fruit on television, the four men … Continue reading

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Picastro, Owen Pallett, Jamie Stewart, and their Whore Luck

Some bands just have to work harder than others to achieve success. It is a common fact that is based on luck, drive, and, most importantly, how important individuality is to the members at hand. When Picastro released their debut … Continue reading

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Xiu Xiu Larsen Returns to Italy to Record ├é┬┐Spicchiology?

Oh, Jamie Stewart, how your fans adore the bluntness you possess. As the ever elusive frontman of Xiu Xiu, your music has enchanted us with a form of boldness and lyrical perspective in which we rarely see in these drab … Continue reading

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Best Albums of 2006: #10 to #01

———————————————————————————————- 10. Jarvis Cocker – Jarvis The definition of the word “witty” is generally defined as one who combines clever conception and facetious expression, though if you would like an enjoyable example, I would suggest listening to most songs by … Continue reading

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The (Halfway Point) Top Ten Albums of 2006

One of the reasons why I enjoy listing my favorite albums from a certain year is that it’s so highly debatable. There are rarely two publications who have exactly the same order or number one album. There will always be … Continue reading

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Xiu Xiu… Covers The Mainstream?

We don’t even know what to expect of Jamie Stewart and Xiu Xiu these days. The Air Force is one of the strongest releases of the year so far, sure, but traditionally one release a year is a bit too … Continue reading

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