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The 18-page complaint filed today reads partially like a Pitchfork review written by a music-nerd attorney. Xiu Xiu's work is described as "often thematically dark, marked by non-narrative, evocative lyrics delivered in small fragments, and is varied in instrumentation, which can include koto, digital sound samples, and whistles, as well as bass, keyboards, percussion and guitar - or some combination of some or all or more." Fucked Up's work is described as "direct, sonically violent at times, and often characterized as hardcore punk, with the sometimes acknowledged influence of Spanish Civil War-variety anarchism, Viennese Actionism and the Situationist International."
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