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The attempts to seem menacing in The Apples in Stereo's "Told You Once" sound anything but.
July 23, 2010 "Told You Once" is the kind of smart, idiosyncratic guitar-pop The Apples in Stereo's members have been making for 15 years now -- it's a paisley-colored romp about wanting to steal someone's girlfriend, with singer Robert Schneider mustering as much animosity as possible. Which is to say, none at all.
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Robbert Bobbert is the alter ego of Apples in Stereo frontman Robert Schneider.
December 2, 2009 This year has seen a lot of "quirky" kids' music, wherein the sweet-voiced folkies of the past were replaced by growling rocker moms and clear, intimate harmonies. The quality was high this year, with albums rooted in reggae, electronica, folk and rock aimed at young ears.
October 27, 2008 Hear the collective, with members of Neutral Milk Hotel and many more, recorded live from Chicago.
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December 13, 2007 It's time to gather 'round the warm glow of your computer and get cozy with some holiday fare from All Songs Considered. On this edition we travel over the snow-covered hill and dale with Swedish electronica duo The Knife. We've got a sneak preview of the upcoming Magnetic Fields album 'Distortion,' gorgeous choral harmonies from Trio Mediaeval and more.
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September 19, 2007 The Apples in Stereo first emerged in the early '90s as part of a collective with a shared love of lo-fi, neo-psychedelic rock. The band continues with one of 2007's most inspired and ambitious recordings. Hear The Apples in Stereo live in concert from Washington, D.C.
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March 15, 2007 Coming out of the Elephant 6 Collective, the Denver-based Apples in Stereo play the sunnier and straighter side of indie-pop. After five years of solo and side projects, The Apples in Stereo just returned with its seventh album since 1993. Produced by KEXP.
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February 6, 2007 The indie rock band Apples in Stereo has come back from a five-year hiatus with a new release, New Magnetic Wonder. The album's effect is one of exuberance mingling with craft, and loads of ideas.
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January 29, 2007 Though it runs only two and a half minutes, The Apples in Stereo's "Sun Is Out" functions as a charming, modestly shambling mini-epic, complete with discrete movements that culminate in a full-on power-pop blowout. The effect remains infectious and beguiling throughout.
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