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Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Something Else! Interview: Punk pioneer Jeff Wolfe of the Furys

Decades later, Wolfe has launched a rejuvenated line-up of the Furys.

Something Else! Interview: Steve Latshaw, director of Return of the Killer Shrews

Something Else! Interview: Steve Latshaw, director of Return of the Killer Shrews

For Steve Latshaw, directing Return of the Killer Shrews was a labor of love. Make that a lifetime’s labor of love.

Asobi Seksu – Fluorescence (2011): On Second Thought

The recent news that Asobi Seksu is going on hiatus brought me back to this project, and the period in which former My Bloody Valentine and shoegaze acolytes ditched the guitars for cool shimmering pop.

On Second Thought: Peter Bjorn and John – Gimme Some (2011)

Many folks (and not just “Young Folks”) ended up hearing the biggest hit single to feature whistling since maybe Mitch Miller’s theme from “The Bridge on the River Kwai.”

One Track Mind: Asobi Seksu, “Trails” from Fluorescence (2011)

“Trails,” Asobi Seku’s paen to heartbreak and loss, seemed an odd choice for lead single from the band’s 2011 release Fluorescence. The melody threatens to catch, but never quite takes hold.

Halloween special: Cat’s Eyes – Cat’s Eyes (2011)

On their self-titled debut LP, Cat’s Eyes — the Horrors’ frontman Faris Badwan and Canadian soprano and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Zeffira — deliver a deceptively simple set of retro-pop vignettes

Cool cover of Jackson 5’s ‘I Want You Back’ propels Lake Street Dive to spotlight ahead of LEAF

On a Boston sidewalk, the brassy, sassy combo Lake Street Dive tears into an acoustic soul cover of the Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back.”

Gimme Five: Unlikely Monsters (That’s the Creature in Your Feature?)

Ever since maestro Georges Méliès unleashed The Devil in a Convent in 1899, outré creatures have shambled across the silver screen.

On Second Thought: Southeast Engine – Canary (2011)

Appalachian archivists Southeast Engine are tinged with the fatalistic old-time religion of the region, most notably on 2009’s From the Forest to the Sea, so it’s tempting to see their bloodline in Old Testament terms

On Second Thought: Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx – We’re New Here (2011)

On Second Thought: Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx – We’re New Here (2011)

Though his decades old warnings about the moral decay of Reaganism rang ever truer in the age of Fox and Palin, the late Gil Scott-Heron entered the 2010s as a prophet without honor in his own country.

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