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Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
On March 3, Future Islands performed the song “Seasons (Waiting On You)” on the “Late Show with David Letterman.” It was standard operating procedure in music biz
02.18.2014 | | Posted at 12:30 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
If we know one thing about Canopies it's that they don't work fast. It's been nearly three years since the Milwaukee psych-pop group released its head-turning self-titled EP, a kaleidoscopic swirl of modern sounds realized through vintage instruments, and they're only just now following it up with a new single. At least it was worth the wait: "Miss You Now" is an effusive synth-pop jam that's as c...
03.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
There�s a lot of room for accidents in Terrior Bute�s sound. For the Milwaukee group�s outdoor performance in front of a vegan-friendly greasy spoon in Austin yesterday, their spastic synth-pop was accented by static, feedback and loud, uncontrollable pops from their equipment's questionable electrical connections, as well as the sharp thumps the microphone made whenever their singer slung the microphone over his shoulder to play his keyboard with both hands. The most disconcerting sound of the set, though, was the loud, bassy grunt his synthesizer made when he wiped his blood off of it. Midway through the set, he had developed a pretty nasty nose bleed

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