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Book it Book it Noise-toting Todd Drootin, AKA Books on Tape, brings his electronic melange to Halifax. Johnston Farrow reads up. March 02, 2006
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  • Day 5: South By Southwest 2011
  • Day 5: South By Southwest 2011

    The Landing Strip and HPX Showcase
      FNL's The Landing Strip. It's REAL. Driving to dinner on my last evening in Austin, I am trying to navigate the side streets outside the downtown core in my car, the GPS taking me to parts of the Texas capital I haven’t seen before. Specifically, near the airport. And that’s when I see her. Suddenly, I drive by a gentleman’s club called Landing Strip. Not just any strip club. But the strip club from one of the best, if not THE best television shows of all time and surely the best show about Texas ever, Friday Night Lights. It's almost
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  • Day 4, part 2: South By Southwest 2011

    Dangerbird showcase, best dancer from Mount Uniacke, Safety Dance
      After recharging on on some delectable Indian food at G Raj Mahal (say it fast...), we head to the Dangerbird Records showcase to check out The Dears once more after telling my friend how much they kicked ass a few nights before. There we catch Los Angeles-hipsters The One A.M. Radio plying their delicately cool vibes. Their sound is pretty, like a quieter Stars or a dreamier version of Junior Boys. While it might be nice to listen to, say, on your iPod while on an airplane or maybe over dinner at a swanky restaurant, it's not very rock 'n
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  • Day 5: South By Southwest 2011 - DFA 1979 Madness

    Death From Above 1979 reunion show ends in near riot
      Day 4, part 2 recaps and a full day of Day 5 recaps and interviews are on the way, but first, I have to sum up what had to be the craziest end to a South By Southwest festival I've ever witnessed. It starts when a journalist friend, Dave Jaffer of Montreal's The Hour, hears legendary Toronto indie-electro-punk duo Death From Above 1979 is playing its first reunion show in half a decade at Beauty Bar. We literally run to the venue in an attempt to get into the 225-capacity space. What we find is a crowd of at least
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