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Bob from Dayton

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Robert Pollard, the prolific former captain of the starship Guided By Voices, is just as busy as a solo artist with two new albums out next week. He's also hitting the halfway point in his new month  

Sonic Boom Records

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Two culture warriors in the fight to keep the music alive are celebrating their own survival in two new CD compilations. Seattle's indie record store haven, Sonic Boom Records is kicking off its 10t  

TV Soundtracks

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Television soundtracks and other boob tube-related delights are rocking the stereo. Another creepy exclusive release that's only available at Target hit store shelves recently. Sony/BMG's Live From   

Old Friends

Two "old friends" are rising back into the aural zeitgeist next week. Heart vocalist Ann Wilson returns with Hope & Glory, her debut solo album showcasing a new, poignant, serious-minded original song and 11 powerfully resonating cover s

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Television Alert The Tonight Show with Jay Leno presents the Kings of Leon Thursday and Spoon Tuesday. The Late Show with David Letterman hosts Arctic Monkeys Friday, Kayne West Monday and Suzan  

Country Reggae

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1 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and John Denver passing a Red Stripe beer, and nodding "jah, mon?" As weird as it sounds, the sound of Jamaica has always had a soft spot for American Country music, which  

Penny-Ante Book

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2007
With the school season upon us, the last opportunities to spend some time at the pool relaxing with a good book are slipping fast. I suggest beating the heat and soaking up some Vitamin D with two f  

Intellextual Hip Hop and R&B

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2007
One of America's greatest minds, Princeton professor Dr. Cornel West, returns next week with a new CD of intellectual Hip Hop and R&B. Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations features an array of gue  

Rock Books

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Turn away from the digital abyss, my friend, and dig into some recent, terrific new Rock & Roll photography books. These three arty, tactile, coffee-table tomes might be the perfect gift for yoursel  

Share this Place

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2007
The soundtrack to a fascinating multimedia performance with a bug's-eye view is released next week by indie stalwart K Records. Commissioned earlier this year by the Portland Institute for Contempor  

Someone Please Kill the Cover Band

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Everything's gone covers-crazy next month with a caravan of weird and wonderful salutes, sure to prick up ears with a healthy "huh?" Luna covering Paula Abdul? Superchunk bowing down to Destiny's Ch