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How The DeFranco Family Affected Welland

What happens when the kids you know from next door become super-famous pop stars?

To start, your aunt steals their rulers from class.

At least that’s what happened with Sarah’s aunt when the improbable five-piece The DeFranco Family became pop royalty for a couple years in the early-1970s. 46 more words

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David Cronenberg And Julianne Moore's Best Films

In the aftermath of the most recent Academy Awards the folks at Consequence Of Sound had themselves a couple big ol’ pile-ons discussing the relative greatness of director David Cronenberg and actor Julianne Moore. 41 more words

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The Joshua Tree Made Famous by U2 Has Been Vandalized

By Philip Cosores

U2‘s 1987 album The Joshua Tree isn’t named after just any old Joshua tree, or after Joshua Tree as a region or teh general representation of the plant. 166 more words

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'What We Do In The Shadows' Shows The Other side Of Vampirism

One of the most peculiar vampire films in recent memory has got to be the dark comedy, What We Do In The Shadows.

Sarah interviewed two of the film’s key stars, Taika Waititi and… 37 more words

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full sets: majical cloudz

two-piece electro-pop bands have been in vogue for a couple of years now, but majical cloudz continues to stand alone.  devon welsh and matthew otto have retained a decidedly minimal approach towards composition, opting for sparse chord progressions and string arrangements in lieu of grandiose drum programming and busy synthesizers.   133 more words

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The State of Ska Music: A Discussion with Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish

Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish discuss the state of ska music and the future of the genre in today’s music scene. They track the genre through the 90’s when ska saw the most popularity and share their ideas for the future of the music. 30 more words

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