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The Faint: Futurists look to the past

Although we are grateful for our lovely modern gizmos, the consequent deluge of culture and information has made it tricky to pinpoint precisely what makes a record "classic."

By BARRY THOMPSON  |  December 07, 2012
Off the record: Mark Lanegan Band

Mark Lanegan Band | Blues Funeral

Unlike a few of his early '90s Seattle contemporaries who made tons of money, erstwhile Screaming Trees vocalist Mark Lanegan has not died, put out shitty records, or made a self-deprecating cameo on Portlandia.
4AD (2012)
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  February 03, 2012

Slideshow: The Faint + Ladytron at House of Blues

The Faint + Ladytron live at the Boston House of Blues
The Faint + Ladytron live at House of Blues, April 8, 2009
By ERIC BAUMANN  |  April 17, 2009

The Faint

It’s as if I were at a party where they’re endlessly playing “Dead or Alive” while some guy next to me mumbles nonsense in my ear and some kid in the corner hits random keys on a Juno.
Fasciinatiion | Blank.wav
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 12, 2008