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A new Coen brothers movie and Folkways box set shed light on artist's storied career
Better Than: Most three-day music festivals Six hours on the Hoboken Pier may not sound like the ideal Friday evening, but Ryan Bingham, Wilco, My Morning Jacket and Bob Dylan made the trip worthwhile for thousands of fans last night. Kicking off around 5 p.m., the Live Nation-backed Americanarama ... More >>
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One recent trend in pop music has seen a number of old souls producing albums by the young at heart. Gospel goddess Mavis Staples's latest album, 2010's You Are Not Alone, was produced by Wilco wunderkind Jeff Tweedy; rockabilly vet Wanda Jackson's The Party Ain't Over, released in 2011, was oversee ... More >>
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Megafaun Mercury Lounge Saturday, September 24 Better than: More than a few '90s Dead shows I could mention. Set openers don't get much more inviting than "Real Slow," a slyly seductive scene setter wherein "people come from miles just to take a seat and watch the show." Better yet, North C ... More >>
Georgia, Ira, and the Clean's Hamish Kilgour, leading a drummer summit. Pics by Liz Clayton, more below.Yo La Tengo/The National Maxwell's Wednesday, December 8 Better than: The other seven nights, kinda. Nels Cline sitting in Tuesday was pretty sweet. Ditto Jeff Tweedy a few nights earl ... More >>
An Old 97 asks the existential question: Does the kissing ever have to stop?
Fist-raising rockers tune out the majors and band with independent record labels instead
Folksinger, Wordslinger, Start Me a Song
Moby and Merritt Vs. Hitters and Cheerleaders in a Bad Year for Nerds