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Possibly because they look like homicidal farmers, Built To Spill have never really caught on in quite the way expected. This, despite the fact that their last two studio albums ( 'Perfect From Now On' and last year's brilliant 'Keep It Like A...

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Built To Spill : Centre of the universe

Built To Spill : Centre of the universe

Right on cue, the Built To Spill single shuffles endearingly to the top of the pile. BTS ' Doug Martsch has been a leading purveyor of blithe, yearning quasi-pop for the best part of a decade, and - as Built To Spill and, with Calvin...

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London Camden Dingwalls

London Camden Dingwalls

You can't keep a good song down. Idaho's best-kept secret, Doug Martsch , seems to have spent most of the '90s attempting to trample his into the dust, but tonight they're fighting back. From the start Built To Spill do their damnedest...

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Keep It Like A Secret

Keep It Like A Secret

For a while back there we thought we'd lost you, Doug . Didn't quite work out with the last record, 1997's 'Perfect From Now On' , did it? Jaded, tired, sick to death with the 'business' of it all, Doug Martsch always knew Boise ,...

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CMJ 98 / Delancey Street Bowery Ballroom / 21st Street Tramps

CMJ 98 / Delancey Street Bowery Ballroom / 21st...

You can tell that a band is doing the right thing when their peers/rivals bow down to their cool nature. So when the knowingly stroppy Sleater-Kinney recently told NME that, " BUILT TO SPILL are an example to us all" with deadpan...

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