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2007 Stories by Kristyn Pomranz

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  • Hyperbubble

    published December 19, 2007

    If your motherboard could play hooky, this is the concert it would crash. Electroduo Hyperbubble — the self-professed offspring of... More >>

  • Nellie McKay

    published October 24, 2007

    Nellie McKay's third album Obligatory Villagers is only 30 minutes long — which is a mere hiccup when compared to her previous two... More >>

  • That 1 Guy

    published October 10, 2007

    Music critics are quick to compare That 1 Guy (né Mike Silverman) to Dr. Seuss, just because he plays a self-constructed instrument... More >>

  • Aiden

    published September 12, 2007

    One quick look or listen of Seattle quintet Aiden may result in an emo write-off: wiL Francis resembles Gerard Way and the band's album art could... More >>

  • Harptallica

    published September 5, 2007

    Y'know sometimes you're rocking out to Metallica and you can't help but think, "Damn, I wish this were rearranged for some harps." Well, your wish... More >>

  • Colbie Caillat

    published August 15, 2007

    Ahh, MySpace: Arbiter of viral videos, purveyor of procrastinating memes and, of course, launch-pad for up-and-coming young artists. Perhaps the... More >>

  • JoJo

    published July 25, 2007

    Urban songbird JoJo is not yet legal — nor is the bulk of her fan base — but her undeniably catchy hip-pop repertoire transcends... More >>

  • OK Computer: Ten Years After

    published July 18, 2007

    1997 was a bizarre year for music, mainly because no prevailing mainstream trend dominated the airwaves. Teenpop wouldn't hit until the next year,... More >>

  • Treaty of Paris

    published July 11, 2007

    As soon as emo culture hit Hot Topic, indie music took a quick U-turn toward optimism. This onslaught of saccharine bands was enough to give... More >>

  • Captured! By Robots / Riddle of Steel

    published May 23, 2007

    Robots have been hip long before pirates became the go-to oddity of choice. More specifically, their metallic reign began somewhere around 1996,... More >>

  • Meg & Dia

    published February 28, 2007

    It's easy to compare Meg & Dia to fellow femmes Paramore, Tegan and Sara, Eisley and even the Murmurs. However, there's no easy way to... More >>

  • Melissa Ferrick

    published January 31, 2007

    Admit it: Your life goal is to impress Morrissey. [ed. note: *cough*] Hate to break it to you, but in all likelihood, it ain't gonna... More >>

  • Dancing with the Stars tour

    published January 10, 2007

    From the moment A.C. Slater wooed Jessie Spano by performing a pas-de-deux in pink spandex on Saved by the Bell, it was obvious that... More >>

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