The Unicorns

The Unicorns

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Matt over at You Ain't No Picasso is fan of these guys so I decided to check them out. And wow... they're damn good. Too bad they broke up, but I guess it's better to appreciate them posthumously then not all. I kind of hate to throw out the obvious comparison to Neutral Milk Hotel, but it's hard not to see the similarities. It's a little lo-fi mixed with some indie/pop with a little bit of just noise. They're sort of what like Architecture in Helsinki is trying to be. Check it out.

From Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?
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Check out their fan site here and you can get bootlegs and out-of-print EP's over at this forum.


Odds and Ends

I know I've said it enough, but Tom Cruise is insane.

Well-known promoter Chet Helms died yesterday. He launched Janus Joplin's career back in 1967.

Pitchfork has a update on Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah (including tour dates).


Daily Torrents

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
Yo La Tengo - Prisoners of Love
At the Drive-In - The Station is Non-Operational


Random Downloads

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