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Win tickets to see Dean Wareham perform Galaxie 500 songs at the Crocodile

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m0rbistOm0] The summer between my junior and senior years of college I saved up all summer to reward myself with the best Back to School gift ever, the Galaxie 500 boxset that featured their three records, a cd of covers and rarities, and the required 48-page booklet.  Since then it has been my go-to boxset […]

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Indie rock memoirs

On the heels of Joseph's excellent Eels review*, it's worth mentioning that Mark Oliver Everett has a book coming out this fall entitled Things The Grandchildren Should Know (St. Martin's Press). He looks back at being raised by a world-renowned physicist, and how Mr. E got to where he is now (playing the Showbox 4/11). For those […]

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Indie rock stars sing their guilty pleasures

Although it won't be released until September 4, the indie interweb is buzzing about the album Guilt by Association. It features indie stars covering their favorite guilty pleasure pop songs. Some examples are: Superchunk singing Destiny's Child’s "Say My Name"Mooney Suzuki singing Cher’s "Just Like Jesse James"Luna singing Paula Abdul’s "Straight Up"Petra Haden* singing Journey’s […]

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Luna in Spain: Ondar-wha?

Show Date: October 25, 2002

OK, so I have missed Luna in Seattle, like… six times? Seven? I don´t know, it seems that whenever they come, I narrowly miss the show for some odd reason or another (like the whole Wilco/Luna fiasco-conflict at this year´s Bumbershoot). As many of you may know, I am currently in España, traveling and learning […]

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