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    Totally agree with Jane Doe, I gotta grab more of their stuff.

    I think the last one to really blow my mind was Only in Dreams by Dum Dum Girls. Such catchy songs, just enough melody and noise to balance eachother out to give it a real rich sound. Then Dee Dee's voice is just so pretty, I want her to sing to me all day, she wouldn't even need to sing words most of the time. They were awesome last night at the paradise to. Sounds just like the album.
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    the hell ep with matt skiba and atom willard

    I really, really like that EP. Nice to hear Skiba play some straight forward melodic punk.
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    Awesome power-pop, with incredibly depressing lyrics. What's not to love. These guys are slowly becoming one of my favorite bands out there.

    Song: Ruby
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_0xycKevfE&ob=av2e

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    More awesome rock'n'roll with a punk influence.
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    Let this be the last song.
    Let this be the end.
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    Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory


    My friend played the album for me once, and I just HAD to get the album. I think it is great and I can't stop listening to it. I rarely enjoy hipstershit, but this just struck me. I like how the songs are calm, yet the vocalist is shouting sort of.
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    These dudes never disappoint: it's a pity they often get overlooked compared to their fellow "celtic" punk peers, especially since they've been around a lot longer than them. Like their last record, this one is very clean and has a big pop influence, but it suits the songs perfectly. And the lyrics are scattered with obscure Canadian historical references, so what's not to love?
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    Not much to say about this one other than that it just hits me at a deeper level than most music does these days. Post-rockish but also folk-ish and just generally good, soft, nature-y music. Like if the most beautiful, lush rainforest, the morning after a night storm, were compressed into sound - this would be it.

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    A Flash Flood of Colour by Enter Shikari. They're doing something that's totally different from everyone else, and it's amazing. The way they're able to blend all of the various genres they incorporate coherently, and then add meaningful, thought-provoking, lyrics is incredible.

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    Arguing With Thermometers

    System.../...Meltdown

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    Zoo by Ceremony.
    then the Filth Rations EP by Trap Them.
    fuck fuck shit fuck

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    So fucking good: one of the best newer UK bands out there.

    Indie rock with a huge punk influence: reminds me a lot of Silent Alarm era Bloc Party.
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    Let this be the end.
    Let all be forgiven.

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    Tim Armstrong - A Poet's Life.

    It blew me away because I did not think Tim Armstrong was capable of making music of this calibre. I really don't like the new Rancid, and the old Rancid is nothing more than okay. I have always steered away from this record because I thought it was some soft Rancid music without Matt Freeman and Lars Frederiksen singing (Matt Freeman is the best vocalist in Rancid, why can't he sing more often like he used to in Rancid 1993?). But this doesn't sound like Rancid at all.

    Don't get me wrong, this isn't a perfect record. Tim still sings very annoyingly, and nearly all of the lyrics are too simple for me and even some times dumb. Not all the songs are good either, but what blew me away is that he single-handedly managed to make a decent record.
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