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I’m Sorry Kurt, We Tried to Be Good Servants of Rock ‘N’ Roll

You're Kurt Cobain and the year is 1993. You're all snug in your bed dreaming of a Christmas morning with Courtney when you're suddenly awakened by ...
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Exit Stencil Confounds Collectors, Excites Fans with Reissue of the Debut Album by 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)

Reading a history of 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band), even one from Wikipedia, is like being dropped right into the middle of the bursting rock scene ...
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The War of the Black Flags Is So On

From the press release announcing Black Flag's new single, "Down in the Dirt," emphasis mine, misspelling of theremin is theirs: SST Records is ...
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Nelsonville Music Festival Adds Cat Power as Friday Night Headliner

While operating outside of the mainstream festival machine, The Nelsonville Music Festival has quietly put together a solid, four day line-up for ...
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2013 Pitchfork Music Festival Rounds Out Lineup with Wire, M.I.A., Yo La Tengo, Pissed Jeans, and More

The organizers of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival weren't content with an already stacked lineup featuring Bjork, Belle and Sebastian, R Kelly, ...
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60 Minutes with Pussy Riot

Excuse Lesley Stahl's cartoonish intro. It's clear 60 minutes isn't used to profiling punk rock bands, imprisoned, feminist punks from Russia, ...
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News Jam: The Full Slate of Record Store Day Releases Has Been Revealed

Of all the made-up holidays on the modern calendar, Record Store Day is one of the finest. When else do you get to queue up in the cold of the ...
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News Jam: Pitchfork Music Festival Adds The Breeders, …Trail of Dead, Swans; Forecastle Festival Snags the Black Keys and The Flaming Lips

Earlier today, Pitchfork announced that The Breeders (playing their album Last Splash in its entirety), And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, ...
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