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Flaming Lips/Built To Spill/Wheat: City Slang night at the Royal Festival Hall

Barney Hoskyns,, 12 May 2000

NAMED AFTER a legendary 1976 EP by Sonic’s Rendezvous Band, the German label City Slang has been home to some of the best and most influential alternative music of the past ten years. Helping to celebrate that golden decade were a host of very different acts, from Nashville alt-country-soul ensemble Lambchop to Berlin electronica merchants To Rococo Rot.

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