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Tori Amos
Tori Amos
Tori Amos

Singer-songwriter Tori Amos admits she doesn’t really have a home. “I just bop around,” she says via phone from New York, where she was  “I do have a place in Cornwall, which is where the studio is. It’s not my home. I’m a gues...

 
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Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam
Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam
Clown Shoes Crunkle Sam

When sampling Barley Wines and Double IPAs I am frequently reminded that the distinction between these two styles can be somewhat blurred.  I recently put together a sample round of a few fine examples of each style at my local...

 
 
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Boyhood
Boyhood
Boyhood

Writer-director Richard Linklater spent 12 years making Boyhood, a new film that centers on a Mason (Ellar Coltrane), a 12-year-old boy whose parents (Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke) have recently divorced. Linklater filmed ...

 
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The Fray
The Fray
The Fray

Propelled by a catchy, Coldplay-like title track, The Fray’s 2005 debut became a double-platinum hit. While the guys haven’t experienced the same level of success since they’ve kept at it and their new album Helios is their mos...

 
 
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Blue Coupe
Blue Coupe
Blue Coupe

Formed in Phoenix in the late ‘60s, the Alice Cooper Group was one of rock’s most influential acts; it essentially introduced the term shock rock into the modern lexicon. Lead guitarist Glen Buxton, rhythm guitarist Michael Bru...

 
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A Brony Tale
A Brony Tale
A Brony Tale

In A Brony Tale, director Brent Hodge and executive producer Morgan Spurlock explore a unexpected phenomenon, namely that so many men love the cute, cuddly and colorful equine creatures featured in the cartoon series My Little ...

 
 
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Susan SurfTone
Susan SurfTone
Susan SurfTone

Both surfing and surf rock are commonly associated with, well, dudes. But Susan SurfTone, who’s played guitar since age nine (she picked up her first one in 1964), has been a figure in instrumental surf rock for the better part...