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Bumbershoot announces more acts

Bumbershoot announced some more acts late yesterday afternoon (and one unfortunate cancellation). The new addtions are Franz Ferdinand, Eugene Mirman, Os Mutantes and Janelle Monae. The act who cancelled is The Ting Tings, who cited a scheduling conflict (that scheduling conflict is becoming the opening act on Pink's forthcoming tour). The full schedule will be […]

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The State of Music Today for February 2009

So, what will he be called? Normally, when one gets knighted, you go by your first name, but wouldn't that seem odd? Sir Stephen? It would only be proper for him to be dubbed as only he could be: Sir Morrissey. Yes, indeed, I am advocating that the patron saint of modern rock be knighted […]

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Lily Allen covers The Clash with Mick Jones, Hold Steady covers Bruce…

I know we just got done with the 2008 lists, but this one's clamoring for my top compilation spot for '09 already! Not only is the track list out of the stratosphere, but a portion of the proceeds go to charity, too. Read on (bracketed emphasis mine, obvi): WAR CHILD ANNOUNCE HEROES FULL TRACK LIST […]

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Greatest Indie Anthems

Just because it is now officially NME Thursday and everyone loves themed lists, how about we talk about the Greatest Indie Anthems ever… and what NME / Xfm and the general UK public think they are. The top 50 Greatest Indie Anthems as listed in NME:1. Oasis – 'Live Forever'2. Nirvana – 'Smells Like Teen […]

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AstroPOP! for January 2004

Imaginary rock and roll astrology CD reviews by Chilly C for January 2004 Capricorn {December 22-January 19} Your ill will towards the romantically smitten has reached alarming proportions. Your Imaginary New Year's Resolution for 2004: negate the hate, and learn to love the love. It's ok to be suspicious at first: on their double-cd fantasia […]

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