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RUN FOR COVER: SMOKEY ROBINSON VS. POND: “TEARS OF A CLOWN”

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Covering Motown staples can be a tricky thing: there’s so much foundation, so much charm, and so little room for improvement. Pond acknowledged that and sat down to play their own loose, fun version. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: THE FLAMING LIPS’ STEVEN DROZD

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The Flaming Lips’ The Terror has unleashed a dark side to the band that we always knew was there, but were afraid to question. Continue reading

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THE FLAMING LIPS: THE TERROR

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It is superb. It is eerie. It’s cool, noisy, and altogether wonderful, and each song on it sounds like every other song on it. Continue reading

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FOTOBOM: NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE)

I know a girl who thinks of ghosts
She’ll make ya breakfast
She’ll make ya toast
But she don’t use butter
She don’t use cheese
She don’t use jelly
Or any of these

She uses vaseline. Continue reading