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2014 Bonnaroo Survival Guide!

It’s just a week away, the 13th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee!  I feel very lucky for it to be my 10th trip to the farm this year and I’m as excited as I’ve ever been. I’ve seen it all (almost) and I would like to share with you, dear reader, how […]

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The Annual Top Ten Records of the Year, 2012 edition

Yep, I’ve been really quiet the last few months and for good reason – one which I can’t quite disclose (yet), but let’s just say I’m busy.  So busy, the Top Ten Records of the Year will be limited to 141 characters (or in that area) in description.  Honorable mention to The Dirty Projectors and […]

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Record Store Day 2011

So, this particular blog post might be 7 months late, but whatever.  Here’s a few shots from this year’s record store day at Third Man Records in Nashville, TN.  ‘Twas a grand ole time, I just wish I had known who Edward James Olmos was at the time. “your turntable is not dead.”

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Exclusive Jim Guthrie Interview!

Today I would like to share a really cool interview I recently conducted with Jim Guthrie, Canadian singer/songwriter and musician extraordinaire.  He has released critically acclaimed records on his own with the brilliant Now, More Than Ever and Morning Noon Night, as well as lauded releases with Royal City, Human Highway and Islands. We discussed […]

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67. Pearl Jam 20

As Pearl Jam celebrates their 20 year anniversary, topping off numerous re-issues and tours is Cameron Crowe’s new documentary Pearl Jam 20.  The film takes a close and candid look at the formation of the band, which rose from the ashes of hallowed Seattle band Mother Love Bone after the tragic death of lead singer […]

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64. Talahina Sky

Back in 2003, I traveled with my good friend Trevor to see The Strokes in Atlanta-I’d heard some solid buzz about their opener the Kings of Leon and picked up their debut album Youth and Young Manhood.  It was a great debut of southern indie rock, and was followed in 2005 by the just as […]

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A Retrospective Review of Beulah – The Coast is Never Clear

In the summer of 2004, indie rock was in the process of breaking through to a widespread audience with bands like Modest Mouse and Franz Ferdinand scoring massive hits.  Toiling for years in obscurity and tiny clubs, some talented bands like The Shins and The National had almost reached the point where they could cash […]

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The White Stripes – Live in Mississippi Review

The White Stripes played their final show in Southaven, Mississippi on a sweltering summer night in July of 2007.  No one actually knew this was their final gig until February 2011 when the band decided to end its run after over 14 years of minimalist, deliciously executed old fashioned blues rock.  Earlier this year Third […]

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Weezer – Memories in Vegas

To best review Weezer’s Memories Tour stop in Las Vegas, I have to go back in time to properly put the show in perspective…   It was probably February of 1995.  My mom took me to the mall and I walked into the music store and bought Green Day’s Dookie and Weezer’s self-titled album (The Blue Album, […]

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