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Every one of these Anniversary stories is celebrating a bygone moment, of course -- that's the nature of looking back on an album a decade or two after its release -- but few if any subjects seem so…   Read Story »
Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it…   Read Story »
Alex Chilton passed away one year ago today. Big Star was scheduled to play SXSW in 2010, instead the show became a tribute, with friends and fans playing Chilton’s music and remembering his work.…   Read Story »
Green Day are taking their 2004 rock opera to the stage with help from Michael Mayer, the Tony-winning director of Spring Awakening. American Idiot opens 9/4 at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre and…   Read Story »
We recently let you know about a few Matthew Sweet streams related to his new record, Sunshine Lies. The consensus? The commenters, most of them "longtime fans," weren't impressed with the sounds…   Read Story »
Three songs -- "Flying," "Room To Rock," and "Byrdgirl" -- from Matthew Sweet's forthcoming Sunshine Lies are streaming at his MySpace and website. (Note: "Byrdgirl" is not a cover of Antony's "Bird…   Read Story »
There was that moment when Athens, GA-via-Lincoln, NE pop-rock man/Stipe-compatriot Matthew Sweet was everywhere. That moment, specifically, was '91, when "Girlfriend" was everywhere. "Sick Of…   Read Story »