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The Coral

Jan 01, 2006 The Coral

James Skelly’s Top Ten Albums of 2005 More

Comets On Fire

Jan 01, 2006 Web Exclusive

Ethan Miller’s Top Ten Albums of 2005 More

Isobel Campbell

Jan 01, 2006 Isobel Campbell

Isobel Campbell’s Top Ten Albums of 2005 More

Arab Strap

Jan 01, 2006 Arab Strap

Malcolm Middleton’s Top Ten Albums of 2005 More


Jan 01, 2006 22-20s

Martin Trimble’s Top Nine Albums of 2005 More


Jan 01, 2006 Autolux

Eugene Goreshte’s Top Ten Albums of 2005 More

Dead Heart Bloom

Jan 01, 2006 Dead Heart Bloom

Dead Heart Bloom is the product of ex-Phaser member, Boris Skalsky, who handles the majority of writing, performing, and recording duties for his new band. Stylistically, Skalsky’s music nearly runs the gamut, capable of sudden turns, from Sea Change-era Beck to Pet Sounds-era Beach Boys. More

Xu Xu Fang

Jan 01, 2006 Xu Xu Fang

Featuring former members of The Warlocks and Hovercraft, Los Angeles’ Xu Xu Fang pack a dark, noir-inspired sound that ranges from meditative—soothing vocal drones, ambient keyboards, tripped-out space guitars, and found sounds—to aggressive—dance numbers that would suggest a harder version of Garbage. Underneath it all looms an appreciation for the bold melodies of Ennio Morricone. More


Jan 01, 2006 Headlights

Comprised of former Absinthe Blind and Maserati members, Champagne-Urbana, Illinois’ Headlights play dreamy, orchestral comfort music. They can also rock, in a beautiful guitar-effects way, and the gorgeous male/female harmonies lend the four tracks on their Enemies EP depth and warmth. More