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2008-07-23 12:00:54

By Eric Clark, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jul. 23--IOWA CITY -- Good thing it was The Apples in Stereo playing into the wee hours Tuesday morning at The Picador. A less effervescent band might have put the Monday night party crowd to sleep. Hitting the stage after midnight following three opening bands (including up-and-coming Ames indie-poppers Poison Control Center), the Denver-based Apples in Stereo bounced through a 75-minute set of bright and sunny powerpop, the kind of...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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