Author Archive | Andrew Boe

Sick Day, Part II

So here we are once again. My pathetic little knee is getting better today. In fact, i can almost skip tonight despite the strain that I still feel every time i remotely attempt to hustle. Here is what we had in store for a lonely afternoon: 1) Slowdive: Pygmalion This is a tremendous recording. They […]

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The last time we heard from icon Siouxsie Sioux was in 2002, when her band The Creatures released Hai!, a drums and percussion-lead beast that was similar in temperament to that band’s previous output. The Creatures essentially were Siouxsie and her husband, Budgie, who also played drums for the Banshees from 1980 until the group’s […]

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Lovers Prayers

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Ida, the New York group composed mainly of Daniel Littleton and Elizabeth Mitchell, returns for the first time since the 2005 release Heart Like a River with Lovers Prayers, a gentle and pastoral folk compendium that was recorded in Levon Helm's (of The Band) rural studio situated in the Catskills. This is their seventh studio […]

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Justin Sullivan (New Model Army) Acoustic Show

Show Date: January 26, 2008

What a great surprise it was to discover that Justin Sullivan, from the marvelous English band New Model Army, and his wife, poet/novelist, Joolz, planned an impromptu show in San Francisco on an evening when I was scheduled to be in the city myself. This was sheer luck for me, and a wonderful shock to […]

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