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MUSIC

 » Metropolitan - Sometimes the future sounds a lot like the past, and Metropolitan's self-produced sound is the perfect soundtrack for any nostalgic blast. Sarah Peters recently gabbed it up with the trio, who released a new album, The Lines They Get Broken, to critical acclaim earlier this year.
[05.17.2005 by Sarah Peters]

COLUMN

 » Forgotten Favorites - Digging through past experiences is often a wonderfully rewarding task. Sarah Peters unearths a long buried treasure and falls in love all over again in this ongoing LAS feature.
[06.10.2004 by Sarah Peters]

MUSIC

 » Mac McCaughan - With a Superchunk two-disc set and an extensive DVD documenting the band's video appearances over the years, the Merge founder and Portastatic primary has a lot to talk about. Luckily Sarah Peters was available to chat him up.
[10.06.2003 by Sarah Peters]

ART & DESIGN

 » Stackmatic - Sarah Peters interviews the bird-brained artist Tom Stack.
[07.23.2003 by Sarah Peters]

MUSIC

 » We Ragazzi - LAS staffer Sarah Peters caught up Colleen Burke and Tony Rolando to chat about The Simpsons, their night in a dollhouse, and of course, the music - all the while doodling their name in hearts on her personal top 10 list.
[01.06.2003 by Sarah Peters]
Reviews
»The Worker
.22
Roydale Recording Company
»The Nature of 22-Pistepirkko
22-Pistepirkko
Bare Bones Business Oy/Parasol
»Golden Ocean
50 Foot Wave
4AD/Throwing Music
»A Secret Reward
84 Nash
We Want Action
»Dreams of Water Themes
Adventure Time
Plug Research
»The Same and the Other
Ahleuchatistas
Noreaster Failed Industries
»Prettier in the Dark EP
Alina Simone
Fractured Discs
»Some Echoes
Aloha
Polyvinyl
»The Song is You
Ancient Greeks
Flameshovel Records
»Tell It to the Dust
Anders Parker
Baryon Records
»Tell It to the Dust
Anders Parker
Baryon Records
»Wounded Astronaut EP
Anders Parker
Baryon Records
»Weather Systems
Andrew Bird
Grimsey
»Misadventures in Radiology
Andrew Morgan
Broken Horse Records
»The Enemy of Love
Annie Hayden
Merge Records
»Haulers
Another Blue Door
Stinky Records
»Phantascope
Anubian Lights
Rhythmbank Entertainment
»Lost Songs
Appleseed Cast
Deep Elm
»Two Conversations
Appleseed Cast
Tigerstyle Records
»Funeral
Arcade Fire
Merge Records
»Arcade Fire EP
Arcade Fire
Self-Released
»I Was an Astronaut
Archer Avenue
Mariel Recordings
»In Other Fictions
Argentine
Self-Released
»Head Above Water
Asahi
West of January
»Radio
Ashtray Babyhead
Glue Factory Records
»Telesthesia EP
Aurore Rien
sun.sea.sky
» Promise to the Refrigerator EP
Avoidance Theory
Shmat Records
»Hold On Love
Azure Ray
Saddle Creek
»Twelves
Bagheera
Asian Man Records
»Everything All The Time
Band of Horses
Sub Pop
»Cat Spectacular!
Bearsuit
Microindie Records
»The Unsustainable Lifestyle
Beauty Pill
Dischord Records
» Business Casual
Beep Beep
Saddle Creek Records
»The Private Life and the Public Eye
Big Thick Skin
Novelty Horn Productions
»Living in Blue
Blackouts
Lucid Records
»Redhead
Bleu
Columbia Records
»Misery is a Butterfly
Blonde Redhead
4AD
»The Delicate Seam
Bloodthirsty Lovers
Frenchkiss Records
»Revenge Is Slow
Bluebottle Kiss
In Music We Trust
»I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
Bright Eyes
Saddle Creek Records
»Wonderfully Nothing
Brookville
Unfiltered Records
»Distance and Darkness EP
Burns Out Bright
Deep Elm Records
»Collisions
Calla
Beggars Banquet
»Underachievers Please Try Harder
Camera Obscura
Merge Records
»Flight Seat EP
Campground Effect
The Local Cannery Recording Co.
»Hello
Capes
Hard Soul
»Long Gone Before Daylight
Cardigans
Stockholm/Koch Records
»Etiquette
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone
Tomlab
»The Greatest
Cat Power
Matador Records
»February Girls
Cement Head
Self-Released
»Maryland Mansions
Cex
Jade Tree
»Infiniheart
Chad VanGaalen
Sub Pop Records
»Charlene
Charlene
Shark Attack! Music
»We Should Never Have Lived Like We Were Skyscrapers
Chin Up Chin Up
Flameshovel Records
»Chisel.Drill.Hammer
Chisel.Drill.Hammer
Hefty
»Lost Love EP
Cleary
727 Records
»Advice from the Happy Hippopotamus
Cloud Cult
Earthology
»Noah's Ark
CocoRosie
Touch & Go Records
»Everyone Alive Wants Answers
Colleen
Leaf Label
»Concretes
Concretes
Astralwerks Records
»History EP
Controller.Controller
Paper Bag Records
»Luna
Cosmobile
Self-Released
»Eight Songs
Cranebuilders
Devil in the Woods
»En Garde
Criteria
Initial Records
»Interlude with Fun Machine
Cut-Out
Starlight Furniture Co.
»Spring
Cyann & Ben
Locust Music
»Shoot in the Dark
Dakota/Dakota
Arms Reach Recordings
»Welcome to the Monkey House
Dandy Warhols
Capitol Records
»Now EP
Daniel Carlson
AptZero Recordings
»My Better Self
Dar Williams
Razor & Tie Records
»In the Company of Strangers
Darci Cash
Caffeine Teen Records
»Disconnection_Imminent
Decahedron
Lovitt Records
»City of Festivals
Decibully
Polyvinyl Records
»Wish and Wait
Del Cielo
Eyeball Records
»Us vs. Them
Del Cielo
Lovitt Records
»Universal Audio
Delgados
Chemikal Underground Records
»The Instinct
Denali
Jade Tree
»This is the New You
Derby
Not Lame Recordings
»Contents of Distraction
Desert City Soundtrack
Deep Elm Records
»Funeral Car
Desert City Soundtrack
Deep Elm Records
»Your Blues
Destroyer
Merge Records
»Destroyer's Rubies
Destroyer
Merge
»She Has No Strings Apollo
Dirty Three
Touch & Go Records
»3
Dishes
File-13 Records
»Drive 'Til Morning
Drive 'Til Morning
Deep Elm Records
»Statik
Driver of the Year
Future Appletree Records
»Music for Happiness
Dutch Elms
Jigsaw Records
»Garbageheads on Endless Stun
East River Pipe
Merge Records
»What Are You On?
East River Pipe
Merge
»Her Love is Real... But She Is Not
Edie Sedgwick
DeSoto Records
»Deeply Faulted Area Resembling an Upright Deck of Cards
Electronic Barnacle Island
KiraKira Disc
»Lambent Material
Eluvium
Temporary Residence Ltd.
»Soldiers
Embrace Today
Deathwish Inc.
»Engine Down
Engine Down
Lookout! Records
»Six Kinds of Passion Looking for an Exit EP
Eric Matthews
Empyrean Records
»Eskimo Kisses
Eskimo Kisses
Post Parlo Records
»Aurora
Esmerine
Madrona Records
»Espers
Espers
Locust Music
»Rocinate
Ester Drang
Jade Tree
»Few
Few
PSB Records
»Fighterpilot
Fighterpilot
Thinktank Records
»Alwaysnever EP
Film School
Amazing Grease Records
»You're Welcome
Fireworks Go Up!
Baryon Records
»Raised by Wolves
Fitzgerald
2024 Records
»Flash Paper Queen
Fizzle Like a Flood
Ernest Jenning Record Co.
»Ooh La La
Flops
Mock Records
»Lumber
Form of Rocket
Some Records
»Out-of-State Plates
Fountains of Wayne
Virgin Records
»Space_
Fourteen
Spank Records
»Independence
Full White Drag
Inner Flight Records
»Hearts and Unicorns
Giant Drag
Kickball Records
»Make It Pop
Giddy Motors
Fat Cat Records
»The Train Wreck is Behind You
Gingersol
Rubric Records
»Thunder, Lightning, Strike
Go! Team
Memphis Industries
»Bright Yellow, Bright Orange
Go-Betweens
Jetset Records
»GoGoGo Airheart
GoGoGo Airheart
Gold Standard Laboratories
»Lovers Need Lawyers EP
Good Life
Saddle Creek Records
»Album of the Year
Good Life
Saddle Creek Records
»Split Release
Good Riddance/Kill Your Idols
Jade Tree Records
»Great Lake Swimmers
Great Lake Swimmers
Misra Records
»55:12
Gregor Samsa
The Kora Records
»Half-Smiles of the Decomposed
Guided By Voices
Matador Records
»The Devil Isn't Red
Hella
5 Rue Christine Records
»Birds, Beasts & Flowers EP
Hem + Autumn Defense
Arena Rock Recording Co.
»Beet, Maize & Corn
High Llamas
Drag City Records
»Young Days
Hint Hint
Suicide Squeeze Records
»Detrola
His Name Is Alive
Reincarnate
»Circuits Flooded EP
Hokkaido Concern
Self-Released
»Almost Killed Me
Hold Steady
Frenchkiss Records
»Quit +/or Fight
Holopaw
Sub Pop Records
»Get Your Funeral Shoes EP
Holy Ghost
Clearly Records
»Color Sympathy
Holy Ghost
Clearly Records
»Anything Else but the Truth
Honorary Title
Doghouse Records
»Houston McCoy
Houston McCoy
Ernest Jenning Record Co.
»...And We Shall Call Him Joseph
Hypatia Lake
Sad Robot
»A Hundred Patterns
Icicles
Microindie Records
»Heart Like a River
Ida
Polyvinyl Records
»Angel Hall
Ida / Low / His Name Is Alive / Secret Stars
Last Affair Records
»All Little Boys Do Silly Little Dances
Innerstance Beatbox
Wobblyhead Records
»Antics
Interpol
Matador
»Surrogate Emotions of the Silver Screen
Isobella
New Granada Records
»In the Clear
Ivy
Nettwerk
»The New Mood
Jackie Cooper
No Karma Records
»Play Like a Girl
Jerra
Sugar Hooker Entertainment
»Alpine Static
Kinski
Sub Pop Records
»In the Afternoon
L'altra
Aesthetics Records
»I Miss You, I'm Pregnant
Laakso
Adrian Recordings
»Sphere
Landing
K Records
»Intermission
Landspeedrecord!
Ambiguous City Records
»In the Dirt
Last of the Juanitas
Wantage USA
»There's a Fire
Longwave
Red Ink Records
»Laughter's Fifth
Love as Laughter
Sub Pop Records
»The Great Destroyer
Low
Sub Pop Records
»All The Love I Could Find
Low Skies
Flameshovel
»Forget Tomorrow
Macha
Jetset Records
»Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing
Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing
Slave Union Records
»Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing
Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing
Slave Union Records
»The Constant Lover
Magneta Lane
Paper Bag Records
»Raydoncong 2005
Mahjongg
Cold Crush Records
»Make Believe
Make Believe
Flameshovel Records
»The First One Hundred Years
Mallory
self-release
»Fast>Future>Present
Mandarin
54'40 or Fight! Records
»We, The Vehicles
Maritime
Flameshovel
»Self Help Serenade
Marjorie Fair
Capitol Records
»The Ugly American
Mark Eitzel
Thirsty Ear Records
»To Live
Martin Rev
File-13 Records
»Baby Blue
Mary Lou Lord
Rubric Records
»Ex Hex
Mary Timony
Lookout! Records
»The Mess We Made
Matt Elliott
Merge Records
»Emblems
Matt Pond PA
Altitude Records
»Winter Songs
Matt Pond PA
Altitude Records
»Several Arrows Later
Matt Pond PA
Altitude Records
»Equilibrium
Matthew Shipp
Thirsty Ear Records
»Living Things
Matthew Sweet
Superdeformed Records
»Under the Covers, Volume 1
Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs
Shout! Factory
»A Certain Trigger
MaxÔmo Park
Warp Records
»I Know Your Troubles Been Long
Mayday
Bar-None Records
»Welcome to Stay
Melissa Gibson
Java Joe's Records
»I Dreamed We Fell Apart
Memphis
Paper Bag Records
»I Am the Fun Blame Monster!
Menomena
Muuuhahaha!
»Vol. I
Meredith Bragg and His Terminals
The Kora Records
»Socialize
Metal Hearts
Suicide Squeeze
»The Lines They Get Broken
Metropolitan
Crank Automotive
»Catch for Us the Foxes
mewithoutYou
Tooth & Nail
»Catch for Us the Foxes
mewithoutYou
Tooth & Nail
»No Longer My Concern
Michael J. Sheehy
Beggars/XL
»The Way the Wind Whips the Water
Mines
Woodson Lateral Records
»I'd Be Scared, You Were Still Burning
Minmae
Greyday Productions
»They Make Beer Commercials Like This EP
Minus the Bear
Arena Rock Recording Company
»Bands Like It When You Yell "YAR!" at Them
Minus the Bear
Suicide Squeeze Records
»Menos El Oso
Minus the Bear
Suicide Squeeze Records
»OnOffOn
Mission of Burma
Matador Records
»Turbogold
Moreland Audio
54'40 or Fight Records
»Morning 40 Federation
Morning 40 Federation
M80 Music
»Morning 40 Federation
Morning 40 Federation
M80 Music
»These Things We Say
Ms. Led
Fish the Cat Records
»These Things We Say
Ms. Led
Fish the Cat Records
»Under A Billion Suns
Mudhoney
Sub Pop
»Nervous Wreck
Murder Weapon
Martyr Records
»Astronomy for Children
n.ln
Highpoint Lowlife
»Republic of Two
Nedelle
Kimchee Records
»Smooth Transitions
Ninja Gun
Barracuda Sound
»Smooth Transitions
Ninja Gun
Barracuda Sound
»Musi-No-Ne
No. 9
Locust Music
»Til the Dawn
Nora O'Connor
Bloodshot Records
»Considered to Tears
Nowhere Man
I Like Red Records
»Null_Objct
Null_Objct
Self-released
»Down the River of Broken Dreams
Okkervil River
Jagjaguwar Records
»To Sing for Nights
Onalaska
Dim Mak Records
»Good Morning, West Gordon
One Star Hotel
Stereo Field Recordings
»The Volunteers
Onelinedrawing
Jade Tree Records
»Drowning Cupid
Orphins
Goodnight Records
»Drowning Cupid
Orphins
Goodnight Records
»Sona A Kuva
OTK
Minority Records
»Remembered
P.W. Long
Touch & Go Records
»The Den
P:ano
Zum Media
»Achilles Heel
Pedro the Lion
Jade Tree Records
»The Weight of Flight
Phosphorescent
Warm Records
»Aw Come Aw Wry
Phosphorescent
Misra Records
»Metal Cares
Picastro
Polyvinyl Records
»Piakahokahoo
Piney Gir
Greyday Productions
»Summer
Placer
Dopamine Records
»Picking You Up Just to Put You Down
Player Hater
Kessel Run Records
»The Art of Leaving
Pleasant Grove
Badman Recording Co.
»XO EP
Pole Position
Polar Music
»Joe Maynard's Favourites
Poor Rich Ones
Five One Inc.
»Autumn Was A Lark
Portastatic
Merge Records
»The Summer of the Shark
Portastatic
Merge Records
»Bright Ideas
Portastatic
Merge Records
»When the Going Gets Dark
Quasi
Touch & Go
»Systems/Layers
Rachel's
Quarterstick Records
»Ideal Lives
Rahim
Frenchkiss
»Long Knives Drawn
Rainer Maria
Polyvinyl Records
»Catastrophe Keeps Us Together
Rainer Maria
Grunion
»Rapider than the World
Rapider than Horsepower
Alone Records
»Rapider Than the World
Rapider Than Horsepower
Alone Records
»Other People's Lives
Ray Davies
V2 Records
»Upside Down Lacrimosa
Rebecca Schiffman
Some Records
»Songs Through Screen Doors
Recipe for Sunblock
Self-released
»Black Phantom Crusades
Red Animal War
Deep Elm Records
»The Believer
Rhett Miller
Verve Records
»Dents and Shells
Richard Buckner
Merge Records
»More Adventurous
Rilo Kiley
Brute/Beaute Records
»Good Morning, Mr. Good
Ring, Cicada
54 40 or Fight! Records
»A Boy Named Laurie
Rob McColley
Legal Records
»Fine Lines EP
Robbers on High Street
Scratchie Records
»Moonlight Desires
Rockets Red Glare
Blue Skies Turn Black
»Rockets Red Glare
Rockets Red Glare
Sickroom Records
»Out of the Shadow
Rogue Wave
Sub Pop Records
»Cast Away The Clouds
Rose Melberg
Double Agent
»Only With Laughter Can You Win
Rosie Thomas
Sub Pop Records
»Bad is Good
Rusty Santos
Self-released
»Lift Your Burdens High, for This is Where We Cross
Saddest Landscape
Alone Records
»This Soft Life
Scout
Mod Music Group
»Dance a While, Upset
Settlefish
Deep Elm Records
»The Plural of the Choir
Settlefish
Deep Elm Records
»Curses, Spells, Voodoo, Mooses
Shudder to Think
Dischord/Sammich Records
»Existing Bridges
Shuttlecock
Friction Records
»One with the Sun
Shy Child
Say Hey Records
»The Marina Album
Sick Bees
Up Records
»Takk...
Sigur Růs
Geffen Records
»School of the Flower
Six Organs of Admittance
Drag City Records
»The Woods
Sleater-Kinney
Sub Pop Records
»After the War
Sleep Station
Eyeball Records
»Monday Morning Smile
Sleepykid
Get Hip Recordings
»Monday Morning Smile
Sleepykid
Get Hip Recordings
»The View from the Floor
Slow Dazzle
Misra Records
»Remain in Ether
Slow Jets
Morphius Records
»Through the Opaque Air
Slow Signal Fade
Stroll Music
»Building a Building
Slowride
Deep Elm Records
»Revolution Thumpin'
So L'il
Goodbye Better
»The Laughing Stock of Indie Rock
Solex
Arena Rock Recording Co.
»Charm Offensive
Steve Barton
Sleepless Records
»13 Minutes of Love and Doom
Struction
Noreaster Failed Industries
»Come On Feel the Illinoise
Sufjan Stevens
Asthmatic Kitty
»Man-Made
Teenage Fanclub
Merge Records
»So Jealous
Tegan & Sara
Sanctuary/Vapor
»Knitting Needles & Bicycle Bells
Tenement Halls
Merge Records
»Kind of Light
The 88
EMK/Mootron Records
»The Bravery
The Bravery
Island Records
»Get Cool
The Catch
Made In Mexico Records
»Strange Geometry
The Clientele
Merge Records
»Sun, Sun, Sun
The Elected
Sub Pop
»Spelled In Bones
The Fruit Bats
Sub Pop Records
»Oceans Apart
The Go-Betweens
Yep Rock
»War Of The Wakening Phantoms
The High Dials
Rainbow Quartz
»Separation Sunday
The Hold Steady
Frenchkiss Records
»Welcome to Ignore Us
The Holy Ghost
Clearly Records
»The M's
The M's
Brilliante Records
»Let It Grow
The Meligrove Band
Endearing Records
»Alligator
The National
4AD
»Screwed
The New Lou Reeds
Exit Stencil Recordings
»The End is Near
The New Year
Touch & Go Records
»Waterworks EP
The Ocean Blue
Self-released
»The Owl & The Pussycat
The Owl & The Pussycat
Kill Rock Stars
»The Last Great Wilderness
The Pastels
Domino Records
»Melody, Melody, & More Melody
The Phenomenological Boys
Tomblab Records
»Mazatlan
The Plastic Constellations
2024 Records
»Celebration Castle
The Ponys
In the Red Records
»In One-Hundred Years the Prize Will Be Forgotten
The Potomac Accord
First Flight Records
»Thanks For Nothing
The Prozacs
Irresponsible Records
»Avanti
The Ramblin' Ambassadors
Mint Records
»Tension Pins
The Red Thread
Badman Recording Co.
»After the Last
The Red Thread
Badman Recording Co.
»On Vacation
The Robot Ate Me
Swin Slowly / 5RC
»Carousel Waltz
The Robot Ate Me
5RC Records
»Make Out
The Rosebuds
Merge Records
»The Rosebuds Unwind EP
The Rosebuds
Merge Records
»A Key to Slow Time
The Rum Diary
Springman Records
»Lift Your Burdens High
The Saddest Landscape
Alone Records
»Let Go of Your Bad Days
The Salteens
Drive-In Records
»[Everywhere] [And Right Here]
The Six Parts Seven
Suicide Squeeze Records
»Lost Notes from Forgotten Songs
The Six Parts Seven
Suicide Squeeze Records
»Through the Opaque Air
The Slow Signal Fade
Stroll Music
»Where The Grass Grows Black
The Society of Rockets
Underpop
»Dying To Say This To You
The Sounds
New Line
»Gravity's A Bitch
The Starvations
Gold Standard Laboratories
»Prescription Perils
The Winter Blanket
Fractured Discs
»This Alibi
This Alibi
Self-Released
»Red States
This Microwave World
Tight Spot Records
»Justamustache
Thunderbirds Are Now!
Frenchkiss Records
»The Urgent Sea
Ume
Pretty Activity Records
»We Could Live In Hope - A Tribute to Low
Various Artists
Fractured Discs
»Von Iva EP
Von Iva
Cochon Records
»Wolf Parade EP
Wolf Parade
Sub Pop Records
»Apologies to the Queen Mary
Wolf Parade
Sub Pop
»All Roads to Fault
Yourcodenameis: Milo
Beggars Group