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The most gripping musical video spectacle of the week did not actually feature any music at all. It was Kanye West, thoughts clearly spinning out faster than his mouth could relay them, using the…   Read Story »
One of the coolest fun facts about Bruce Springsteen: He was an early fan and patron of the New York electro-punk duo Suicide, and he's covered their devotional hymn "Dream Baby Dream" many times…   Read Story »
Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire" has been covered by a vast array of artists, from Johnny Cash to John Mayer, as well as Bat For Lashes and Tegan & Sara. Twin Shadow joins the list with his own…   Read Story »
As I began the writing, listening, and reading for this list, I started to think about a weird quality of Bruce Springsteen's catalogue that I hadn't previously considered. For someone I've grown up…   Read Story »
When the Sasquatch Festival came to Washington State last month, nu-grass superstars Mumford & Sons -- who, fuck you guys, are OK -- were headliners, and Elvis Costello was also on the bill. And the…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, the charmingly monikered triple-guitar Nashville punk monster Diarrhea Planet played at the Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium. And at the show, their friend and frequent tourmate…   Read Story »
When it began, early Bruce was an exotic figure -- young and feral, with a wild mop of hair, a scraggly sailor's beard and a fearsome, frenetic intensity. This was Gypsy Bruce, Boardwalk Bruce, car…   Read Story »
Bruce Springsteen's "Hungry Heart" is one of those songs that will continue to turn arenas into pits of ecstasy until long after we're all dead. When I saw Springsteen a couple of months ago, he…   Read Story »
So last night the unthinkable happened: Paulvana, Nirmacca, Nicartney -- whatever they're calling themselves (Abomination is taken) -- performed at the 12-12-12 Concert For Sandy Relief at Madison…   Read Story »
Twenty-eight songs and a running time slightly over three hours. These are the hallmarks of a Bruce Springsteen live show. It was a special night from the start as Tom Morello from Rage Against The…   Read Story »