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 Nov 1 - 7, 2012 
The Intelligence (clockwise, from left) Jed Mahue, Susanna Welbourne, Lars Finberg, Dave Hernandez, Pete Capponni and Lesley Ishino.

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The Intelligence Quotient

Seattle rockers sound smart

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Captain America shares insight into The Intelligence’s sonic evolution, performance style and new album.
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Black Iron Trio

Music to Your Ears

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In this week’s Music to Your Ears, Derek Caterwaul reports on High Mayhem Emerging Arts’ third annual Fall Series.
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Kenta Henmi
Rocky Norton

Song Roulette

Kenta Henmi’s random tracks

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Kenta Henmi puts his iPod Shuffle to titular use and reflects on five resulting, random tracks.
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Sonic Reducer

Alien Space Kitchen Just A.S.K. · Lightning Bolt Oblivion Hunter · Tamaryn Tender New Signs

This week, we listened to Alien Space Kitchen, Lightning Bolt and Tamaryn.

Flyer on the Wall

Trip Out

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This week’s Flyer on the Wall capitalizes on ‘60s style and promotes a Saturday evening psych rock gig at Sister.
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Why Not?

Why? • indie rock, alt.hip-hop, alt.rock, pop, folk • Go Dark • experimental

By August March
If you want a reminder—and not from Radiohead—that hip-hop is everywhere, even in the indie rock that millennials are sorta into (but only after they listen to every goddamn thing they can find by Kendrick Lamar) then trip, trip, trip on down to Sister on Monday, Feb. 19 at 8pm for a recital of sorts by Cincinnati alt-rappers cum indie rock stars, WHY? Founded by a dude named Yoni in the distant and unremembered aughts, WHY? has gained traction among rockish young audiences with their pop-nuanced mash-up of rocanrol and hip-hop. They got all kinda crazy rhythms, jams and flows going on betwixt rock references and may do some drugs; their latest effort is called Moh Lhean, after all. Additionally, the critics at Allmusic have judged their music as “quirky” which oughta count for something, amirite? They do have some pretty righteous tuneage, including works like “George Washington,” “White English” and “Into the Shadows of My Embrace.” Seriously, this one's worth the price of admission and if you're into skinny jeans and man buns, then damn, get out there, girl! The cover is $15 to $18, 21+.
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