Concert Review: Department of Eagles/The Cave Singers
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Concert Review: Department of Eagles/The Cave Singers

The doormen were already turning people away as I walked to the ticket window at…

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Goodbye: Silver Jews
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Goodbye: Silver Jews

Although he has always operated on the fringes of the indie world, it’s impossible to…

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Concert Review: El Guincho
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Concert Review: El Guincho

Revisit: Squeeze: Cool for Cats
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Revisit: Squeeze: Cool for Cats

Revisit: Squeeze Cool for Cats 1979 Revisit is a series of reviews highlighting past releases…

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Interview: Lenka
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Interview: Lenka

With a background in acting, it is easy to tell Lenka’s wide range of talent…

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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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