Author Archives: NINA CORCORAN

About NINA CORCORAN

Nina wants to explore India but spends most of her time reading n+1 and trying to play the banjo instead.
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RUN FOR COVER: CHARLES MINGUS VS. NO BS! BRASS BAND: “HAITIAN FIGHT SONG”

Charles Mingus No BS Brass Band

It would be foolish to think a cover of this sort could out-do the original, but No BS! Brass Band never claim that as their goal. Instead, they bring a new decade’s worth of personalty to it — something Mingus would be smiling over, for sure. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: DRENGE

Photo by Devin Ainslee

“We’d book ourselves gigs and then our parents would find out and say, ‘You’re not allowed to go do that.’ So we would leave the house at different times, go to the gig, and come back at separate times and pretend we didn’t do anything together…” Continue reading

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SPOON: “DO YOU”

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With comforting doo-doo-doos and a hell of a hook, the song manages to be both relaxing and animated as it struts with confident, clean production. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: THE ANTLERS

Photo by Marc Lemoine.

“I see people crying in the front row and I kind of want to tell them, ‘It’s okay. You don’t have to be sad. We’re all hanging out.’” Continue reading