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Lollapalooza Day One - Cage the Elephant
Lollapalooza Day One - Cage the Elephant
Lollapalooza Day One - Cage the Elephant

Onto every music festival a little rain must fall. Check out Whopperjaw's take on Day One of Lollapalooza 2017.

 
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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...

 
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Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson

In addition to being the seventh track on Richard Thompson‘s new CD, Electric (out February 5 on New West Records), “Where’s Home?” is also an appropriate question for the musician Rolling Stone magazine appropriately cal...

 
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Fade, Yo La Tengo
Fade, Yo La Tengo
Fade, Yo La Tengo

From the hypnotizing double entendre “Ohm” throughout the rest of the album, Fade is the work of a self-assured, comfortable – but never complacent – group of musicians. Yo La Tengo keeps challenging itself (working...

 
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69 Love Songs
69 Love Songs
69 Love Songs

We’ve reached the 13th anniversary of the Magnetic Fields‘ landmark release, 69 Love Songs, and – after many recent listenings – it occurs to me this 3-CD set could use a reappraisal. When it initially came out in 1...

 
 
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Get Along
Get Along
Get Along

Indie pop duo Tegan and Sara isn’t exactly the kind of act that you’d expect would sound much different live. So it’s a bit odd that the band opted to put out a live album. And yet, Get Along, which was recorded before a small ...

 
 
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The Green Album

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September 2, 2011
 



A child of the 70s, we grew up on The Muppet Show. The quirky songs, bold offbeat humor and charming sensitivity put it in a category with few other TV programs—something our parents were as excited to watch as we were. Mom and...

 
 
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imwithyou
imwithyou
imwithyou

We’re old enough that we remember seeing the Red Hot Chili Peppers back in the days when they performed in nothing more than strategically placed socks. In a recent NPR interview, singer Anthony Kiedis downplayed the socks stun...