Concert Review: Los Campesinos!/Titus Andronicus
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Concert Review: Los Campesinos!/Titus Andronicus

On a viciously gelid Baltimore evening, as President Bush was giving his long-awaited farewell address…

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Sucking in the ’70s, Part I: My Night with Some Girls
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Sucking in the ’70s, Part I: My Night with Some Girls

A pressing and often asked (if not particularly relevant) question in music writing is when…

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Concert Review: Hold Steady/Drive-By Truckers
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Concert Review: Hold Steady/Drive-By Truckers

The “Rock Means Well” tour: trading in a raucous touring partner such as Art Brut…

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Revisit: Lou Reed and John Cale: Songs For Drella
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Revisit: Lou Reed and John Cale: Songs For Drella

Revisit: Lou Reed and John Cale Songs For Drella 1990 Revisit is a series of…

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Interview: Michael Kaufmann of Land of a Thousand Rappers
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Interview: Michael Kaufmann of Land of a Thousand Rappers

Michael Kaufmann was the guy who sent me stuff from Asthmatic Kitty. Little did I…

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Concert Review: Old Growth
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Concert Review: Old Growth

A very warm snow was falling and filling the streets with dirty slush when my…

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Revisit: Elvis Costello: Brutal Youth
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Revisit: Elvis Costello: Brutal Youth

Revisit: Elvis Costello Brutal Youth 1994 Let’s get the obvious out of the way first:…

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Concert Review: Of Montreal
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Concert Review: Of Montreal

(Photos:Nicole Kibert) A few months ago, I received an email from an irate fan about…

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Rediscover: Fred Neil
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Rediscover: Fred Neil

Rediscover: Fred Neil Fred Neil 1967 Rediscover is a series of reviews highlighting past releases…

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Concert Review: Dead Meadow/The Rebel Drones
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Concert Review: Dead Meadow/The Rebel Drones

It’s snowing for the first time since my moving to Portland three months ago, and…

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