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Prodigal Son Adam Bomb Plans Big Seattle Homecoming Shows

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Adam Bomb's Seattle shows will be a reunion for fans and musicians of a scene that had come and gone by the time Kurt Cobain graduated middle school. Read More »

Music Review: Jorma Kaukonen – ‘Ain’t in No Hurry’

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Former Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna guitar virtuoso Jorma Kaukonen adds another splendid acoustic contribution to his solo catalogue. Read More »

Music Review: Bob Marley and The Wailers – ‘Easy Skanking in Boston ’78’ [Audio CD]

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Bob Marley and The Wailers conspire and invigorate listeners just as much now as they did when this music was first performed. Read More »

Music Review: ‘Steve Wilson & Wilsonian’s Grain Live in New York: The Vanguard Sessions’

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They do great solo work throughout, but when they work together, they shine. Read More »

Music Review: Whale Fall – ‘The Madrean’

Whale Fall's "The Madrean'

Whale Fall take listeners on the auditory equivalent of a journey up and down the west coast of the United States. Read More »

Preview of SXSW Music Festival 2015 (Notable Acts Include Best Coast, Scott Weiland, Tove Lo, Bleachers, The Church, and Unlocking the Truth)

SXSW 2014: Phantogram (photo credit: Diego Donamaria)

SXSW Music Festival 2015 takes place March 17-22 in Austin, Texas. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Living Years: The First Genesis Memoir’ by Mike Rutherford

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If one sets aside their expectations for a boat-load of Genesis gossip and trivia, Mike Rutherford's 'The Living Years' is a very personal memoir. Read More »

Music Review: Tinsley Ellis – ‘Tough Love’

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Tinsley Ellis has been making outstanding music since his teens, and has been loved by legions of fans for many years now. Tough Love is his third release on his own Heartfixer Music label, following the brilliant Midnight Blue. That album should have been hard to match, but Tough Love has done it. This one is indeed often tough and ... Read More »

Music DVD Review: The J. Geils Band – ‘House Party: Live In Germany’ [CD/DVD]

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The J. Geils Band at their greasy, down-and-dirty best right before they became squeaky clean (well mostly, anyway) MTV pop stars. Read More »

I Shall Be Released: New Recordings and Tours from Rihanna, Kid Ink, Chris Brown, Shelby Lynne and More

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Plus Florence + the Machine, Alabama Shakes, The Replacements, Buena Vista Social Club, Larry Coryell, Jorma Kaukonen, Simone Dinnerstein, and The Yardbirds. Read More »