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The past year has been non-stop for Rhett Miller. The Old 97's frontman launched his own label in 2011 with a covers record, The InterpreterLive at Largo, and the 97's put out The Grand Theatre Vol. 2 a mere eight months after 2010's Volume One. It's only going to get busier from heret ... More >>
Old 97's bandleader Rhett Miller can tell you the exact number of songs he's written, but not how many times his fans have proposed at shows. He's happy to sound off on Battlestar Galactica, Rock Band, his perfect coif, and how to write a cheating song when you're happily married. Just don' ... More >>
Five days! Many items! A look at the last week at Sound of the City is below. We weighed Salem and fake Salem and the Internet and the slippery notion of "truth" online We chatted with Mike Watt about being on crutches, taking naps, and "the Neutral Milk guy." We counted down Kool Keith's ... More >>
Rhett Miller, whose name has the misfortune of rhyming with mineI knew this day would come. Today via mass email I learned that a piqued local musician -- aliases include CXB, Touching You, and many other charming handles deployed in emails I've been idly skimming for nearly five years -- has ... More >>
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If this doesn't say it all, don't know what does Wyclef's Yele charity has recently drawn a firestorm of criticism, but he's not the only musical figure trying to mobilize folks and funds on behalf of Haiti. There's also an impressive number of benefit concerts and music events happening in the cit ... More >>
An Old 97 asks the existential question: Does the kissing ever have to stop?
Track after track of sincere classicism, internationalist anarchism, and foiled espionage
Sundry New South up-and-comers turn lifers before our very ears, and survive it to boot
You May Think Its Stupid; Rhett Miller Thinks Its Art
Rock And Rap Shows Bed-Spring Into Action