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Photo by Dominic Neitz
Photo by Dominic Neitz
Photo by Dominic Neitz

Formed 30 years ago in Brooklyn, New York, They Might Be Giants have certainly had a long, seemingly improbably run. The nerdy duo — John Flansburgh and John Linnell — started out performing their quirky indie pop tunes accompa...

 
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Hives photo by Travis Schneider
Hives photo by Travis Schneider
Hives photo by Travis Schneider

The Hives, a high energy garage rock outfit from Sweden, caught a fair bit of attention in the States in the early 2000s when rock pundits lumped them in with the Strokes and White Stripes as part of a burgeoning garage revival...

 
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Deathfix
Deathfix
Deathfix

Icons in the hardcore world, Fugazi never officially broke up. Rather, the Washington D.C. group just stopped playing. In the wake of the apparent dissolution, drummer Brendan Canty began touring and recording with Husker Du’s ...

 
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Twilight Cast
Twilight Cast
Twilight Cast

In advance of the DVD release of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, which arrives in stores on Saturday, three cast members from the film sat down with us for a quick interview. Patrick Brennan, Marlane Barnes and Lisa Ho...

 
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Dead Sara
Dead Sara
Dead Sara
 

Dead Sara: Whatever moves them

 
February 21, 2013
 



A band that’s on the verge of blowing up, Los Angeles-based Dead Sara got a break when Muse drummer Dominic Howard talked about how much he liked the band’s hard-driving single “The Weatherman” during a radio interview. Dead Sa...

 
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The SteelDrivers
The SteelDrivers
The SteelDrivers

A few years back, a group of Nashville session players formed a band they called the SteelDrivers and started to play an inventive mix of bluegrass and soul. They began by playing a VFW Hall in Franklin, Tennessee, but as buzz ...

 
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Bosnian Rainbows
Bosnian Rainbows
Bosnian Rainbows

The adage “less is more” might not have applied to any of the projects with which guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez has been associated in the past. For the past decade or so, the guy made some serious noise with both At the Drive...

 
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The Chieftains
The Chieftains
The Chieftains

For 50 years now, The Chieftains have been the standard-bearer of Irish folk music and have played venues throughout the world. They’ve been popular in the states since the early ’70s, but the band isn’t stuck in the past. It r...

 
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Daedelus
Daedelus
Daedelus

Daedelus (Alfred Darlington) has been making electronic music for over a decade now. While he hasn’t reached the level of popularity of other electronic dance music artists such as Skrillex or Bass Nectar, he’s one of the scene...

 
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Stand Up Guys Q+A
Stand Up Guys Q+A
Stand Up Guys Q+A

We already reviewed Stand Up Guys, the story of an aging trio of criminals who hit the streets for an action-packed night out on the town after pal Val (Al Pacino) is released from an extended stint in jail. The old gang (Chris...