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Brian Palmer

Articles by Brian Palmer

Foo Fighters' Wasting Light

Few bands as popular as the Foo Fighters go 16 years before having an album hit #1 on Billboard's Top 200 for the first time, but that's what Wasting Light has done, and it's easy ...

May 2, 2011
Anya Marina's Spirit School

Between having tunes appear on hit TV shows Grey's Anatomy and Castle and another one on the Twilight: New Moon soundtrack, San Diego–based Anya Marina's music has gotten high-profile exposure, leading up to her latest ...

December 29, 2010
Lifesaver

San Diego–based rocker Del Currie (formerly of Fono) is back with a new project, but the results suggest that Zoo Seven is actually Fono part deux, because Lifesaver sounds similar to its predecessors. Currie still ...

August 14, 2010
Future Breeds

Hot Hot Heat's latest offering screams, “We are unique, damn it!” With their desire to play multiple styles of music, make up words (“Implosionatic”), and spell ghettoized versions of real ones (“Buzinezz Az Uzual”), it ...

June 29, 2010
These Hopeful Machines

These Hopeful Machines is 112 minutes of tasty dance cuts, driving guitars, skyscraping vocals, and the trademark glitches and breakbeats that have made BT a dynamic, creative musical force since the mid-'90s. Beautiful atmospherics, lush ...

February 27, 2010
Sojournalism

Sojournalism: The Summer Articles, from San Diego's own Sojourn, is proof that performers do not have to resort to using clichés to prove their worth as artists. His spoken word/rap style infuses meaty tracks with ...

February 20, 2010
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