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May 19, 2009 Throughout the English garage-pop band's third album, singer Eddie Argos dispenses self-conscious jokes about love, adulthood and rock 'n' roll itself. Outfitted with a turbo-charged bar-band stomp, "DC Comics and Chocolate Milkshake" possesses one of the most memorable shout-along choruses in the Argos arsenal.
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April 28, 2009 Eddie Argos, the 29-year-old leader of London band Art Brut, has made a career out of not growing up. On the group's latest album, Art Brut vs. Satan, that may be for the best, according to critic Robert Christgau.
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April 27, 2009 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen returns from a two-week break with new musical discoveries. Hear the cinematic songs of Patrick Watson, an artist who mashes together everything from bicycle sounds to cartoon samples. Also on the program: The gorgeous, contemplative songs of Christopher Tignor, MGMT's musical soulmate Suckers, the irrepressible energy of The Akron/Family, music from a lonely Casiotone, and the London-based, sharp-witted rock group Art Brut.
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May 25, 2007 Motown reborn in the music of Ryan Shaw; Mott the Hoople frontman Ian Hunter; The ever present past of Paul McCartney; Postal Service electronic artist Dntel; Quirky compositions from Phillip Bimstein; The funniest band in rock: Art Brut; Classic cool from Ghana's Bokoor Band.
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December 6, 2006 NPR station KEXP is an influential and innovative cultural force in Seattle and beyond. Kevin Cole — host of Afternoon Show, which highlights new releases, previews, vintage tracks, rarities, B-sides and in-studio performances — compiled this list of notable debuts.
May 25, 2006 The enchanting music of Rose Melberg; Jangley found sounds from Cibelle; Solo music from producer T Bone Burnett; Personal recordings from Johnny Cash; Neo folk duo The Handsome Family; Bang bang rock and roll from Art Brut; King Crimson guitarist Robert Fripp; Spare art pop from Minnesota's The Owls.
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May 23, 2006 The English rock band Art Brut erupts with a fireball of adolescent rage on "My Little Brother." Singer Eddie Argos sneers and shouts, with sarcastic, often-humorous observations that mock, yet ultimately glorify, the unique power of rock 'n' roll.
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