Recipe of the week: The Artist Life

The Artist Life By: Sheena Lyonnais
November 20, 2008

Combine in a large mixing bowl four parts punk rock attitude, two parts semi-matching blonde spiked hair, several servings of catchy punk rock riffs, several dedicated moshers, a stellar live show, one hot high school teacher, pop music to taste and ex-members of Jersey, At the Mercy of Inspiration, the Fullblast and Always Outnumbered, and you’ve got yourself the mixings for one lean mean takeover machine.

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CD Review: Tokyo Police Club – Elephant Shell

Tokyo Police Club Elephant Shell By: Ala Serafin
November 18, 2008
The boys from Newmarket are all grown up. In their spring release of debut LP Elephant Shell, Tokyo Police Club’s sound has evolved from the youthful tunes of A Lesson in Crime to a more mature vocabulary; though perhaps sometimes overdone with words like australopithecine, the focus of the chorus in “Listen to the Math.” Still, the music is undeniably impressive with its more sophisticated arrangements.

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