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Handcuffed to History: ‘The Mekons Rock ’N’ Roll’ Is 30 Years Old - The Ringer

Handcuffed to History: ‘The Mekons Rock ’N’ Roll’ Is 30 Years Old  The Ringer

Released in 1989 as the baby boom generation was taking over, 'Rock 'N' Roll' is a classic rock album by a band of British punk rock survivors, and it sounds as ...

Google 9/18/2019 9:40:00 AM

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': The 16-Hour PBS Doc Is Too Short - Stereogum

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': The 16-Hour PBS Doc Is Too Short  Stereogum

There's a moment three episodes into Ken Burns' new eight-episode/16-hour binge-doc Country Music when I had to hit pause. Ernest Tubb, an up-and-coming ...

Google 9/13/2019 4:30:00 PM

Features | Anois, Os Ard: Irish Underground Music For September Reviewed By Eoin Murray - The Quietus

Features | Anois, Os Ard: Irish Underground Music For September Reviewed By Eoin Murray  The Quietus

In the third edition of our column tracking the sounds emanating from the Irish undergrowth, Eoin Murray finds improvised psych hysterics, drone documents of ...

Google 9/12/2019 9:19:32 AM

Features | We Love You: The Psychedelic Furs And The Sisters Of Mercy - The Quietus

Features | We Love You: The Psychedelic Furs And The Sisters Of Mercy  The Quietus

A vital support slot, industry juice and a brilliant record: The Psychedelic Furs played a crucial role in the rise of The Sisters of Mercy. Mark Andrews talks to ...

Google 9/10/2019 7:00:00 AM

All the Poets (Musicians on Writing): Eleanor Friedberger - lareviewofbooks

All the Poets (Musicians on Writing): Eleanor Friedberger  lareviewofbooks

In this monthly series, Scott Timberg interviews musicians on the literary work that has inspired and informed their music.

Google 9/6/2019 7:00:00 AM

Music Pick: Jon Langford - L.A. Weekly

Music Pick: Jon Langford  L.A. Weekly

Jon Langford isn't finished with L.A. just yet. The singer-guitarist played a satisfying albeit relatively rare local show with Mekons at Lodge Room in July, but the ...

Google 9/5/2019 7:00:00 AM

Unsolicited advice for Riot Fest's bookers | Music Feature - Chicago Reader

Unsolicited advice for Riot Fest's bookers | Music Feature  Chicago Reader

The festival has its traditions, and it's hard to hate Andrew W.K. or Gwar—but here are some bands we'd like to see.

Google 9/5/2019 7:00:00 AM

What Time Away Can Mean for the Work Ahead | Conversations on Diversity - Inside Higher Ed

What Time Away Can Mean for the Work Ahead | Conversations on Diversity  Inside Higher Ed

I couldn't have asked for a better summer. I began most mornings with my Ismaili Muslim prayers and a few minutes of silent meditation. I did my best to stay ...

Google 9/3/2019 7:00:00 AM

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