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Wow, I sure hope that was sarcasm. New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore, yeah - nobody ever plays those dumps.
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April 14, 2015 on Jack White Plans Surprise $3 Acoustic Shows Before Long Live Hiatus
Elvis makes sense - he's been on Dave's show a zillion times, he even guest hosted during "Shingles 2003." Tom's a frequent guest, and - speaking personally - his appearance on Dave's show back in '85 or '86 (promoting "Rain Dogs") was what made me a Waits fan. As far as Foo Fighters go - it's a given that they'll be on the show. Dave has referred to them as his favorite band, and they're big fans of his. I wouldn't be surprised if they're on the very last episode.
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April 13, 2015 on David Letterman’s Final Weeks Of Musical Guests Include Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, Dave Matthews Band
I'm not really in the best income bracket to afford Stones tickets, but a reissue of "Sticky Fingers" with a "generous selection" of unreleased material? Yes please!
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March 31, 2015 on The Rolling Stones Announce North American Tour
Forget about the music for a minute - EVERYBODY PUT YOUR DAMN PHONES DOWN! Sorry to get into grumpy old man mode, but whatever happened to just watching the performance with your eyes instead of documenting every nanosecond so everyone on social media knows you're there? Morons.
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March 31, 2015 on Watch Van Halen Make Their First US TV Performance With David Lee Roth On Jimmy Kimmel
Back when Oasis could get on a guestlist in the States. #BOOM
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March 13, 2015 on Check Out The Insane Guest List For Radiohead At Irving Plaza ’97
I guess I should give Modern Guilt another try. Having said that, I still believe that Midnite Vultures is too low here. It's top three material, easily. Even as a purely superficial, booty-shaking party album, it's a masterpiece, IMHO.
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February 19, 2015 on Beck Albums From Worst To Best
This tour needs an Echinacea sponsorship.
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November 20, 2014 on Morrissey Cancels More European Shows
Good times! Meanwhile, I spent $25 to see Johnny Marr at a small club in Boston over the weekend and had the time of my life.
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November 20, 2014 on Morrissey Storms Offstage In Poland After Fan’s Offensive Comment
I agree wholeheartedly that the Jam were (and continue to be) severely under-appreciated on U.S. shores. Perhaps their early opening slot on a Blue Oyster Cult tour (true story) had something to do with their failed trajectory. Since their career was relatively short and they only released a handful of studio albums, I'm not so sure that their discography is suited to this kind of treatment. Paul Weller's solo career, however, is another story. Talk about under-appreciated!
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September 24, 2014 on The Kinks Albums From Worst To Best
TL;DR. Oasis' first couple of albums contained a handful of decent songs, but success went to their heads and they've been phoning it in ever since. To this day, I have no idea why these guys remain wildly popular in their native land.
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August 29, 2014 on Definitely Maybe Turns 20
The difference is that "Time Fades Away" is actually a really good album.
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August 22, 2014 on Morrissey Details Label’s “Botched” Album Launch In Latest Screed
I'm pretty sure it was Ringo who came up with the "mocker" line, but I could be wrong.
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August 5, 2014 on Tom Petty Albums From Worst To Best
I'm all for artists moving out of their comfort zones, stretching out, experimenting, etc, but in the case of Weezer, if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Rivers needs to stop letting other people write (and sing) the songs, Ric Ocasek needs to be Weezer's producer in perpetuity, and Pat Wilson needs to give up his strange obsession with the guitar. Seriously, dude. You're a drummer. Deal with it.
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June 26, 2014 on Watch Another Teaser For Weezer’s Everything Will Be Alright In The End
New music category: TTRTT ("This techno-rave type thing")
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June 26, 2014 on Dozens Of Avicii Fans Get Too Fucked Up In Boston
Stereogum has officially entered the clickbait game.
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June 19, 2014 on Watch Sam Smith Make Letterman Say “Oh My God”
It's the b-side of "Attack and Pick Away at Your Friend."
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June 13, 2014 on Morrissey’s Guitarist Blasts Kristeen Young, Tony Visconti In Wake Of Tour Cancellation
In all seriousness, I can only offer my observations as an outsider, but it seems to me that Morrissey's cancellation track record puts him in a negative light. People have grown tired of his erratic behavior and constantly cancelled/rescheduled dates. Perhaps he thought he could win some sympathy by throwing the blame on someone else for a change. "This time it's not my fault, I swear!" I understand that Morrissey has helped Kristeen's career tremendously over the years, but that's no reason to throw her under the bus. That's the best I can do in terms of sorting out my opinions, and I figure it's better to leave a thoughtful comment rather than the usual "HE SHOULD EAT A CHEESEBURGER" bullshit.
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June 13, 2014 on Morrissey’s Guitarist Blasts Kristeen Young, Tony Visconti In Wake Of Tour Cancellation
"I’d say the Black Keys’ talent is 90% Auerbach" Agreed. Coincidentally, it's kind of reminiscent of the Jack/Meg ratio with the White Stripes.
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May 20, 2014 on The Black Keys Discuss Ugly Jack White Feud
This is why we can't have nice things.
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May 8, 2014 on Watch Morrissey Get Mobbed By Fans, Debut Three Songs In San Jose