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Man Man: Life Fantasticnew

For a band that essentially occupies a niche -- the Beefheart, Zappa, Waits niche -- Philadelphia's Man Man circumvents the easy dip into parody or novelty by making memorable, swaggering music that is somehow simultaneously indebted and unique.
Tucson Weekly  |  Michael Petitti  |  06-16-2011  |  Reviews

This Little Undergroundnew

Sonically, Philadelphia's Man Man and Brooklyn's Tim Fite don't seem the most likely of bedmates. But both acts work the luring whimsicality of children's stories with adult, sometimes dark intentions.
Orlando Weekly  |  Bao Le-Huu  |  11-06-2008  |  Music

Man Man's Genre-Defying Musicnew

It's not just the instruments that make Man Man so different from anything else you might have seen live before. It's the energy they put forth and the random acts of screaming, jumping and flailing about.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Jeff Hahne  |  10-29-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Five Bands That Could Pass as Creepy Cultsnew

Dark Meat isn't the first hairy-scary music ensemble to be mistaken for some bizarre quasi-religious­ cult. Here are a few more that could qualify for a tax exemption.
NOW Magazine  |  Tim Perlich  |  05-27-2008  |  Music

Philly's Man Man Resists the Mental Ward with its Circus-punk Popnew

The band's two headlining concerts in New York City, in support of its new Rabbit Habits, have quickly sold out. If quantifiable success is a sign of things to come for this genre-spiting rock band from Philadelphia, it will be well earned after years of scarcity.
New York Press  |  Chris Ruen  |  04-10-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

What to Do When You're Stranded in Chicago for a Week with Man Mannew

Judging by the genre-defying, increasingly manic music that has materialized before me during one sleepless week in the Windy City, Man Man won't be disbanding anytime soon.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Andrew Parks  |  04-24-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Man, Handlednew

Meet our band of the year.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Brian McManus  |  01-02-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Pop Cabaretnew

Man Man's milkshake is probably better than yours.
Tucson Weekly  |  Annie Holub  |  06-15-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Hot Freaksnew

Man Man plays guitarless music that sounds like Mike Patton mating with Gogol Bordello -- naturally, this pisses a few people off.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Andrew Parks  |  02-28-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

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