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Guantanamo School of Medicine photo by Elizabeth Sloan
Guantanamo School of Medicine photo by Elizabeth Sloan
Guantanamo School of Medicine photo by Elizabeth Sloan

Former Dead Kennedys singer Jello Biafra has had a prolific career ever since the band dissolved in 1986, which happened just before we had a chance to see them play live. (Thanks mom and dad for not giving us permission to see...

 
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Singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw
Singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw
Singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw

We had an opportunity to talk to singer-songwriter (and actor) Marshall Crenshaw for an article for a weekly paper. There won’t be room to print the entire interview, so we decided to post the rest of it here. Crenshaw  is curr...

 
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Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012
Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012
Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012

“I am very tempted to buy a t-shirt,” my friend Bob said last night at the Jane’s Addiction outdoor show in Cleveland. “But I am a little afraid it’ll date me.” Formed in 1985, for many, Jane...

 
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At the Drive-In
At the Drive-In
At the Drive-In

Sunday’s headliners at Day three of Lollapalooza provided another study in contrasts. On one end of Grant Park, singer-guitarist Jack White of White Stripes/Raconteurs/Dead Weather fame played a solo show that touched on a litt...

 
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Il Divo Live
Il Divo Live
Il Divo Live

We recently interviewed Sébastien Izambard, the successful French pop artist who left his solo career behind to join three other singers in Il Divo, a multi-national operatic classical crossover group assembled by curmudgeonly ...

 
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Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Day two of Lollapalooza was cut in two by a huge mid-afternoon thunderstorm that ripped through the city. The storm was so ominous, the festival grounds had to be evacuated until the rain passed. That’s no easy task given that ...

 
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The Black Keys at 2012 Lollapalooza
The Black Keys at 2012 Lollapalooza
The Black Keys at 2012 Lollapalooza

Day One of Lollapalooza (check out our photos) featured two very different headlining acts, and we had a hard time deciding which band we wanted to see more. On the one hand, we wanted to see The Black Keys, especially since we...

 
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We recently interviewed singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright for a weekly publication. Because of space limitations, we couldn’t print the whole interview there so here it is. The flamboyant Wainwright is currently touring in sup...

 
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New Jersey’s Southside Johnny takes a trip to the past on his latest album, Men Without Women: Live 7-2-11. Dating back to the ’70s, Southside Johnny has released over 30 albums. We interviewed him for a weekly paper and ...

 
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Part of the same Northeast scene that produced the freak folk act Feathers and stoner rock icons Witch, King Tuff have carved out their own distinct musical niche as a melodic garage rock act. Their two albums – 2008’s Was Dead...