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Mechanical Boy Puts Its Indie-Dance Foot Forwardnew

At first blush, Houston five-piece's debut Play Along doesn't sound too far removed from indie-dance bands like the Rapture or the Bravery, but scratch the surface and there's a rock band under there -- and a potent rock band at that.
Houston Press  |  Chris Gray  |  09-16-2008  |  Reviews

Cut Copy Riding Melbourne's Next Wavenew

While Cut Copy are clear leaders of this beat-thumping new wave from Australia, a full crop of followers are hot on their heels, most of whom are friends.
NOW Magazine  |  Jason Keller  |  05-12-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Cut Copy's Balearic Pop Revivalnew

From an ocean away, it's tempting to imagine something similar to Manchester's Factory Records/Hacienda/New Order scene going down right now in Melbourne, Australia -- only with better beaches and less post-industrial gloom.
The Portland Mercury  |  Eric Grandy  |  04-24-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Slugging It Out in NYC Clubs Pays Off for DJ Eli Escobarnew

In the aftermath of the indie dance scene has helped open doors for people like Escobar, who can churn out hipster-friendly remixes with the best of them but also has the DJ skills to make his living playing big mainstream clubs as well as cool kid parties.
NOW Magazine  |  Benjamin Boles  |  04-18-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

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