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Return o the Sonic Yoots

I love the band name “Sonic Youth” because these guys are older than I am so maybe I can be “Scribe Youth,” or something, into my dotage. Anyway, the Youth are coming back with Sonic Nurse (“to my head, to my head, rock and roll nurse going to my head”) …

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Concert on Your Keychain

Wow – this takes the instant live recording concept another step farther: Now, minutes after your favorite band sounds its last note on stage, you can load a live recording of the concert onto a cigarette-lighter-sized hard drive hanging off your keychain. Take it home, toss the digital files onto …

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Vans Warped 10th

Though they are mainly a bunch of commie pacifist peaceniks with dangerous hair, I love my buds at the great punk label Epitaph. This year Epitaph is providing much of the firepower for the 10th anniversary of Vans Warped Tour. I remember vividly going to the first Vans tour when …

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Sam Bisbee – Go to Where He Is

How does a spunky, slightly melancholy, New York-based alt-pop-rock singer-songwriter who looks like a cross between Marshall Crenshaw and John Cazale differentiate himself from the dozens of others who fit the same description? If you are Sam Bisbee you make a very fine album called High, with songs like “High …

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Pixies to Record Concerts for CD Release

Jumping on the souvenir concert CD bandwagon with the likes of Metallica, Phish, String Cheese Incident and many others, the Pixies will be offering limited edition CDs of their upcoming concerts: On the upcoming Pixies’ North American “warm up” reunion dates which kick off Tuesday, April 13 at the Fine …

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Pixies Once More

This is huge music news. I remember very vividly interviewing the Pixies, especially Kim Deal, in the locker room of the Oberlin Field House in the winter of ’91 or ’92 – Daivd Bowie was hanging out with us also as his son Joey went to Oberlin at the time …

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Katell Keineg, “Shaking the Disease”

The title track of SHAKING THE DISEASE, a three-song “CD single” from the Dublin-based, Welsh-Breton singer Katell Keineg, is one of the most delightfully energetic numbers she’s ever done. Where many artists mellow with age, on the evidence of “Shaking the Disease” it’s clearthat Keineg’s songwriting is as strong and …

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Dressy Bessy

This is what happens when you try to burn through about 1000 CDs that came out in ’03 starting around Christmas: you are behind the curve. But better late than never (I’ll be saying that a lot over the next few weeks). Dressy Bessy’s self-titled CD that came out in …

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