• March 16, 2006
    By Mike Miliard

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    A few months back, we told you about 127, Iran’s most popular underground band. We mean underground, like, literally. Playing music in a country where rock and roll is only semi-legal, they’re forced to practice in a soundproof bunker on the outskirts of Tehran.

    As the world frets about Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the country’s teeming youth population — there are 48 million Iranians under the age of 30, more than two-thirds of the population — has its own concerns.

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  • March 09, 2006
    By Will Spitz

    It's been awhile since we've gone to a show knowing next to nothing of a band's music and walking out feeling like we might've just seen something important. On the basis of a couple of tunes and some Internet chatter, we went to T.T.'s last night to see Norway's Serena Maneesh and holy cow. Noisy and loud as fuck, the band – a five-piece led by a guitar-playing maniac manchild of a frontman – tore through what seemed like a 25-minute set that turned out to be closer to an hour.

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  • March 09, 2006
    By webteam

    Partly a shameless "House of Jealous Lovers" ripoff, and partly a genius extension of dance-punk's 15 minutes of fame, "Pouncer" is not your average DFA cloning experiment gone awry. Sure, all the basics are there -- the hi-hat-kissed snare beat, the gangrene-guitar stabs, the falsetto-ing dude who sounds like he's feeling up the third rail.

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