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Alexandra Chan


Ana's Mitchell

On The Brightness, Ana's Mitchell's third album, the singer/songwriter demonstrates a welcome departure from her earlier, more mainstream-sounding efforts.

Indie rock that you can happily gyrate to

It is not often that a band produces something truly unique. Almost every successful indie group today somehow derives its sound from Morrissey or Bowie or even Byrne.

Expansive Illini Wonder

Sufjan Stevens, suddenly a folk icon among indie patrons, has returned to his big sound after last year's minimalist, intimate Seven Swans.

Riot grrls... are cool?

This is not your kid sister's bubblegum pop. This is not even the Sleater-Kinney of One Beat, the tamed down riot grrls who rocked out to bouncy riffs and appealing vocals.
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