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Arty crashers

Fucked Up's career is a game of dares they're winning. Over the past few years, the Toronto band have trashed a bathroom on an MTV broadcast, played a 12-hour set in a NYC boutique, reeled in random notables like David Cross, Bob Mould, and Nelly Furtado
Fucked Up live to conquer the improbable
By REYAN ALI  |  February 19, 2010

On the racks

Nelly Furtado, Frank Black, Pearl Jam, Fatboy Slim, and Luna.
June 20
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 27, 2008
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Max Payne

No longer the undercover DEA agent of the game, Max oversees NYPD “cold case” files. They don’t come much colder than this one.  
Bloodless, PG-13-rated action noir
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 21, 2008
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Better than Madonna

Everybody dug Confessions on a Dance Floor , but I’m one of approximately 12 people who liked American Life , Madonna’s weirdly militant 2003 disc.

Pop stars with product to move


By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 22, 2008
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Culture clash

If there were two golden rules worth following for this reviewer gig, they’d be never conflate an artist’s backstory with her product, and never read other people’s reviews.
M.I.A. confronts American pop protocol
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  September 05, 2007
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Busting out of Basstown

“I’m getting really tired of this food court here,” says Matt Johnson (a/k/a Emjae) over the phone from the Cambridgeside Galleria. Emjae, "April 07 Promo Mix" (mp3)
Matt Johnson’s three-headed beast
By DAVID DAY  |  June 19, 2007


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I'm like a bore

The Nelly Furtado concert was off to a fine, Lite-Brite sort of start.
Nelly Furtado, Agganis Arena, June 5, 2007
By ELLEE DEAN  |  June 06, 2007
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Production lines

The guy builds songs.
Timbaland’s shockingly bad Shock Value
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  April 09, 2007
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Just like a woman

The new, improved, clean, sober, and buff Trent Reznor is no longer wrestling with downward spirals.
Spring brings new albums from Nine Inch Nails, Arctic Monkeys, Timbaland, and more
By MATT ASHARE  |  March 15, 2007
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Static movements

The LA-based label Mush, home to the clever instrumental hip-hop of Caural, Daedalus, and Company Flow’s Bigg Jus, has signed one of our favorite local pop projects: Boy in Static. K-The-I???, "You're Not That Beautiful" (mp3)
Mush signs another Boston act; DJ mixes galore
By DAVID DAY  |  October 31, 2006
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Cutting Loose

Her new third album, Loose , celebrates the emancipation of Nelly Furtado.
Nelly Furtado gets promiscuous with Timbaland
By KEN MICALLEF  |  June 24, 2006


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Is the RIAA inoculating itself against viral video?

You’ve seen them: the hundreds upon hundreds of homemade clips on YouTube and Google Video where bored teenagers set up a webcam and lip-sync cheekily to their favorite songs.
YouTube under fire
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 21, 2006
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All that jazz

On her new album, God Machine , Emilia Dahlin has fully embraced the jazzy sound she introduced with “No End” on her previous full-length CD.
Emilia Dahlin delivers on her potential with God Machine
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 21, 2006
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Hip-pop redux

Nelly Furtado’s not the first pop diva to embark on a lucrative hip-hop detour.
Hip-hopped-up hits from Deborah Harry to Gwen Stefani
By KEN MICALLEF  |  June 20, 2006
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Fantastic voyagers

What will be this year's songs of summer? Here are the top contenders. LISTEN: Nelly Furtado, "Maneater" | Keane, "Is It Any Wonder?"
Your soundtrack to summer
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  June 07, 2006