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Weekend recap – Sasquatch! Festival 2010

Show Date: May 30, 2010

Every Memorial Day Weekend, scruffy hipsters and hippies alike who lack the cash to drop on a desert jaunt — complete with $5 bottles of water and scorching heat — descend upon the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA (yes, that’s really the name) for the 3-day Sasquatch! Music Festival.  There are considerably less stages and […]

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Bumbershoot 2008: Paramore, Sons and Daughters, Band of Horses, IN. Ludacris, OUT.

Bumbershoot just sent out some additional booking information, and as you can see in the headline, they've got a few more bands on the bill plus one cancellation. Here's the scoop: The additions: The All-American Rejects, Paramore, Band of Horses, The Black Keys, Sons & Daughters, and Estelle. The subtraction: Ludacris has cancelled. The full […]

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Vote in the NME USA music awards. Or not.

NME is sponsoring the first-ever NME Awards USA. I just tried going over to their website to read about the nominees, and when voting ends, but apparently you need to be a registered user to see the information. And that's completely lame. So I won't be voting. If you don't have the same online editorial […]

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Another Best of '07 list: Chop Suey booker Pete Greenberg's favorite albums

I’m a huge nerd when it comes to pouring over annual, best of lists (I’m still biting my nails in anticipation of the Idolator critic’s poll that should be out soon), and I’m always intrigued by what the favorites of people who work in the business of music but aren’t (necessarily) critics or reviewers. So, […]

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Cease to Begin


Cease to Begin has left me feeling very torn. Normally if I am feeling indecision about what score to bestow upon on album, it is a question of a few fractions of a point – whether it deserves an 8.2 or 8.4 – these sorts of studies in small variances. However, Band of Horses has […]

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