Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Wedding Present : Brassneck

The Wedding Present recently made a stop here in the Twin Cities at the 400 Bar. I didn’t even realize that they were coming until a co-worker of mine said that he was going to the show. Now, I do … Continue reading

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The Killers : Mr. Brightside

From the opening guitar riff to the final note, this song really is pure pop gold. This is song is really the pinnacle for The Killers for me. Sure, they have had other good songs, great songs even, but they … Continue reading

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Ian Brown : Billie Jean

Well, posting UNKLE’s song with Ian Brown got me back into listening to Ian, and when he did this cover of Billie Jean, I was blown away. I love this version, way better than the original Michael Jackson, although, that … Continue reading

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The Legion of Doom : My Holiday Burn

The Legion of Doom is a mash-up electronica group consisting of┬áChad Blinman and Trever Keith of the hardcore band Face to Face. This band is a little different than most of the mash-up artists out there, since they come from … Continue reading

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UNKLE : Be There (feat. Ian Brown of The Stone Roses)

UNKLE is an electronica group that is mainly headed up by James Lavelle, but has a rotating group of contributing artists. The best incarnation of UNKLE in my opinion is when DJ Shadow joined James Lavelle to put out the … Continue reading

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The Vandalias : Hey Kari G

The Vandalias were a 90’s Power Pop group out of Minneapolis, and represented by three brothers, Alan, Bobby and JimJim Vandalia. The trio actually only existed in Japanese Anime character form, so no, the Gorillaz were not the first band … Continue reading

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The Suicide Machines : I Never Promised You A Rose Garden

Well, to continue again with the punk covers of pop songs, I bring you this song. The Suicide Machines are a ska/punk band that formed in the early 90’s but broke up by 2006. They hail from Detroit, and as … Continue reading

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