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M. Ward recently told the New York Times: As long as people are listening to the songs first and not getting too caught up with who is making the songs, I'm happy. Agreed, and the surprisingly good…   Read Story »
Interested in filling a rock club to the rafters? Simple: Just have Nada Surf and Destroyer play back to back sometime. People were stuffed asses to elbows at Volume night club for the first day of…   Read Story »
The excellent WFMU is in the midst of their 50th anniversary pledge drive, so last night the unlikely trio listed above variously stopped by Tom Scharpling's The Best Show to help raise cash. You can…   Read Story »
Every now and then, you should remind yourself how lucky we are to have a band like Yo La Tengo chugging along. For the past 20-something years, they've been belting out their gorgeous Hoboken…   Read Story »
This weekend, amid the writer's strike, the SNL cast performed in Chelsea in the Upright Citizens Brigade theater to an audience of less than 200 peeps, though their numbers included Julian…   Read Story »
At some point we called this year's Austin City Limits festival "Friday and Sunday heavy," but that shit ain't right; this year's ACL dance-card was tilted entirely toward the tail end. In fact,…   Read Story »
The night before the mainstream music industry self-fellated on worldwide television, the indie scene had a little backslapping of its own at Irving Plaza for the PLUG Awards show which, despite…   Read Story »
People really win at Stereogum Dot Com. On Friday night we met up with Ellen and Jeremy, the winners of Stereogum's I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will FLY Your Ass Sweepstakes. Along with their…   Read Story »
Based on track titles alone. Via eMusic:Yo La Tengo's debut CD, I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass: The Florence Nightingale Story is filled with the cranky meanderings of today's new nu…   Read Story »