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July 16, 2008 The band from Champaign, IL brings Phil Spector and his doo wop groups to mind as well as classic mid-90s indie rock bands. A video shoot with the band even revealed them to be five of the nicest people we could have hoped to meet.
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April 24, 2008 In "Get Your Head Around It," Headlights' Tristan Wraight mourns the connection lost between friends and lovers who've outgrown each other: "In silence, we both walk away." Under his words, the instruments fix together into a massive wall of sound.
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March 16, 2006 If you're a music fan, the place to be this week is Austin, Texas. The annual South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival is in full swing. Music critic Stephen Thompson shares tracks from some of his favorite artists performing at the festival.
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March 10, 2006 A great power-pop song offers innumerable rewards: a memorable melody, an adrenaline rush, a way to make a spring day sing. "It Isn't Easy To Live That Well" by Headlights conjures minor-key melancholy on its path to pop bliss.
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