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oh effing canada: sxsw supplemental

dude. duuuude! canada! so many shitty fucking bands to taunt. canada is like the autistic baby brother of “art.” not only do they not know shit but (T)heir musical “proclamations” always equal mostly some kind of extreme embarrassment. fuck their beady eyes and flapping heads. duuuuude, your mascot is… a… BEAVER. and what’s with your […]

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sxsw: best of the lesser knowns part 7: titus andronicus

i remember my first festivus. the feats of strength went well, cuz i’d been secretly working out. the airing of grievances, however, were not met with much december 23rd cheer. maybe it was my cadence, maybe it was my timing, or maybe it was because i had a cruel and unusually cruel step-monster that i […]

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sxsw: best of the lesser knowns part 6: sex worker

holy shit, it’s monday morning. already. you’re still a wee bit drunk (ok, a lot drunk), you’ve used up all your excuses with your boss, no sick days left, he suspects you of having an affair with his wife (wink wink), and you have to be into work in just under 20 mins. what sounds […]

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sxsw: best of the lesser knowns part 5: ghislain poirier

le ghis!!!! this man does booty beats like it’s a new invention; his beats drops like the da vinci designed helicopter in 1480’s. no one has seen it before, possibly god will smite you, but you just KNOW it’s the über shizz (or the… ghis) and it takes flight. these are omnivorous beats, ya heard. […]

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sxsw best of the lesser knowns part 4: rival schools

i’m not much of a gamer (whatevs; so screw me), but this well-named super-group gets many jobs done. and done. i won’t itemize here, so look it up if you likey. now, ok so… i admit to a sweet, sweet love of quicksand. try and tell me they didn’t rock. try and tell me they […]

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sxsw best of the lesser knowns part 3: chico mann

awww shiiittttt!!! this one needs so little introduction. if your ear is already tuned and tilted to the sounds of the universe, you will no doubt be salivating at the sxsw presence of pirate radio, electro- latinismo- afro-funk  superstar chico mann!!!! (even though the sleepy peeps at itunes tag him as “chico and the man”!??! […]

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sxsw: best of the lesser knowns, part 2: zoe keating

just admit it: you have done some very, very bad things. haven’t you? c’mon, we’re all friends here. so dirty, so nasty. like that time you thought being fisted was “the norm,” and then it was up to the shoulder. or the time you heard the call of the wiener dog races and lost your […]

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sxsw->best of the lesser knowns part 1: hauschka

i am embarrassed to admit that at one point in my life, i was a janitor. yeah, it sucked hard, but i liked to eat food and have somewhere to sleep that didn’t reek of piss and feet. but suck as it did, one of the worst parts of the job—worse than scrubbing someone else’s […]

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