Colin Meloy

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    10 Greatest TV Themes of All Time

    Oh you don't own a TV? How brave. Seriously -- people love bragging about not watching TV, but they're missing out. Whether watching live, on Netflix, or on DVD, there's almost nothing as fun as zoning out in front of the TV. We're partial to music too (you might have guessed), so when we started ... More >>

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    January 13, 2012

    Cass McCombs at Crescent Ballroom, 01/12/12

    Cass McCombs and Frank Fairfield Crescent Ballroom Thursday, December 12 It's a rough night when the opening act outshines the headliner. Maybe it's just because this particular opening act was especially talented, but seeing rocker de melancholia Cass McCombs take the stage following old timey st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Replacements Fan Documentary Color Me Obsessed to Screen Tonight at Phoenix Art Museum

    One of the preeminent rock bands of the 1980s finally has gotten the rock-doc treatment, and local fans of The Replacements will get a chance to see it at 7:30 p.m. today at the Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 North Central Avenue. Color Me Obsessed is self-admitted Replacements fanboy Gorman Bechard's lo ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    The Decemberists at Mesa Arts Center With Video, 8/11/11

    The DecemberistsMesa Arts CenterThursday, August 11I guess I had The Decemberists pegged wrong. Here's this insanely popular indie-folk-Americana blended outfit with heavily starched clothing that comes from (where else?) Portland, Oregon. Yes, lead singer and songwriter Colin Meloy has a beard. Yes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Album Stream: The Decemberists -- The King Is Dead

    The Decemberists - The King Is Dead‚ÄčA new year means new music, and the new release slate for January is looking pretty, pretty good. Perhaps the biggest release of January is The King Is Dead -- the sixth album from Portland indie folk band The Decemberists. Those fine folks over at NPR Music hav ... More >>

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    January 6, 2009

    Aww...Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel Got Engaged

    Ben Gibbard and Zooey Deschanel both enjoy wearing a silly hat, a basic freedom most Americans sadly don't take advantage of.Well it finally happened. Indie rock icon and dorky eyeglasses connoisseur Ben Gibbard - better known to those few grandmothers and Buddhist monks (who actually don't know who ... More >>

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    Colin Meloy

    Colin Meloy Sings Live!
    (Kill Rock Stars)

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    January 4, 2007

    Independence Day

    What's indie rock? Who cares? Here are 10 great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition

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    October 12, 2006

    The Decemberists

    The Crane Wife

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    January 5, 2006

    A Pack of Mutts

    Music's "designer dogs"

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    October 20, 2005

    Meant for the Stage

    Sing along with Colin

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    August 18, 2005

    Paperback Writer

    The 33 1/3 book series lets love-struck authors celebrate their favorite records