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After the initial hype-whirl labelled them the “Canadian Strokes”, it’s admirable that Ontario’s Tokyo Police Club have survived long enough to release their fourth album. The trouble is they still…

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“I try, but I’ll never be a gentleman”, coos David Monks on this second slice from the jangle-pop quiche that is TPC’s debut, but who is he trying to kid?…

In the current “In Crisis!” music industry climate, where the buzz around bands is capitalised upon within hours, underwhelming albums are rushed out in minutes and careers are over in…

‘Tessellate’ would be perfect for the heavyhanded bit at the end of a Scrubs episode where a child dies in surgery and Zach Braff blames it on himself. And that’s…

Tokyo Police Club place a high premium on time. They evidently don’t believe in wasting it, as their debut album manages to rattle through its 11 songs in a mere…

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Those who write off Tokyo Police Club as “watered-down Strokes” are probably the same people who say that Oasis were “just ripping off The Beatles”. Look, you illiterate dog-botherers, you’re…

“Absolute truth,” once said Hunter S Thompson, “is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.” With that in mind, let’s just say that it’s extremely…

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