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I Rock Cleveland I Rock Cleveland | 2008 | December


I Rock Cleveland’s Year End Extravaganza Bonanza: 2008 Awards Special

The 2nd Best Thing About The Internet AwardIt's not I Rock Cleveland, but it's close.The Nominees:*Pitchfork Let's be honest here, as more and more ...
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I Rock Cleveland’s Year End Extravaganza Bonanza: 2008’s Top Ten Albums From Northeast, Ohio

There's a real temptation to simply rewrite the same things I write every year about the Cleveland music scene: It's under-appreciated and the ...
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A Quick Word About National Suicide Day’s Show at The Beachland Tavern This Past Friday Night

And that word is slay, as in man, did guitarist Jason Schafer, bassist Lawrence Caswell and drummer Sean Djuricic slay Friday night. It had only ...
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“Whisper to Me (Demo)” by Jay Reatard

Stylistically, "Whisper to Me," is most similar to "No Time/You Were Sleeping," the final single issued from Jay Reatard's '08 singles series for ...
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I Rock Cleveland’s Year End Extravaganza Bonanza: The Top 40 Tunes of 2008

As with 2008's Top Albums, the 40 tracks compiled here represent those which had both high degrees of listenability and likeability. If a track ...
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From the IRCWHQ Newsdesk: Jessica Lea Mayfield Nabs Blurt’s Album of the Year

The publication formerly known as Harp, now Blurt online magazine, has named local folk singer Jessica Lea Mayfield's album, With Blasphemy So ...
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Cleveland Concert Update: December 18th Through January 4th

While there may not be many national acts coming through Cleveland during this holiday season, there are plenty of big local shows taking place, ...
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“O Tannenbaum” by Wooden Shjips

San Francisco's Wooden Shjips would like you to have a trippy, freaky, and far out Christmas, and to put you in the mood for a magical, mind ...
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