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January 30, 2012 Girl In A Coma is known for crunchy guitars, seamless musical interplay and Nina Diaz's alluring voice. But here, the San Antonio trio deftly gets back to basics to explore not just the form of its songs, but also the soul of its lyrics.
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December 5, 2011 In 2011, Frank Ocean sang hooks for Jay-Z and Kanye West, wrote for Beyoncé, toured with Odd Future and still managed to release the smoothest R&B album we've heard in a while. We enjoyed opera's return to form with vibrant young tenor Joseph Calleja and fell in love with a rock opera from a band whose name we're not even allowed to say on NPR. The list of our 50 favorite records of 2011 continued with Frank Ocean, F----- Up and more artists from F to J.
Girl in a Coma's new album, Exits and All the Rest, comes out Nov. 1.
October 23, 2011 The hard-rocking trio sounds better than ever on its fourth album, which wraps the songs of singer Nina Diaz in just the right arrangements.
Girl in a Coma performs in both English and Spanish — though none of the members is fluent in the latter.
October 19, 2011 The Texas trio performs loud Latin alt-rock in both English and Spanish — though its members are only fluent in one of the two.
The San Antonio, Texas trio Girl in a Coma releases the new album Exits & All The Rest Nov. 1.
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August 24, 2011 We sample music from albums with one strong song after another.
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September 24, 2010 Fall is in the air and that means two things: sweater weather and a big push by record companies to get lots of music into the hands of hungry music lovers. We're premiering some of it on the show today — a diverse selection of well-known artists and rising stars.
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