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Jeff Tweedy

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    SxSW: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

    Did you read Monday's Onion story "SxSW as Cool and as Real as It Gets, Reports Marketing Associate?" Once again, the satirical site takes aim and takes down its target. South by Southwest mania is upon us, and chances are your social-media channels are already being inundated with dispatches from ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    10 Greatest Love Songs (That Aren't Actually Love Songs)

    In case you haven't set foot in a grocery store in the past week only to be assaulted by a red and pink barrage to the eyes, let us clue you in: Valentine's Day is on the way. You've no doubt began prepping (or, you've at least convinced yourself that waiting until the last minute is a good idea), o ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012

    2012 isn't even over yet, and we're already feeling sort of nostalgic for it. We saw a lot of great shows this year, so narrowing it down to the most mind-blowing 20 wasn't easy, but it was a lot of fun. Enjoy, our Top 20 Phoenix Concerts of 2012. See also: Top Five 2012 Heavy Releases In Pho ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012

    Nick Lowe on Crafting "Swinging" Pop in His 60s

    Nick Lowe has worn more than a couple stylistic hats in his over 40 years as a songwriter, performer, and producer. He played ambling country rock with Brinsley Schwarz, ushered in pub rock, punk, and new wave with solo records and production for Stiff Records, and eased into a remarkable career as ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Mavis Staples and Dr. John at Celebrity Theatre 6-16-11

    Jason P. Woodbury​ Mavis Staples and Dr. JohnCelebrity TheatreThursday, June 16"Joyful noise." That's how Mavis Staples described what her and her band create onstage. It's an apt characterization, one that is appropriately loaded with gospel history, and one that connotes how the 71-year-old sing ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Cheetah Chrome Talks Dead Boys, Dissing Devo, and His New Band Batusis

    ​ Cheetah Chrome and Sylvain Sylvain are considered founding fathers of punk rock, as original members of Rocket From the Tombs and The Dead Boys, and New York Dolls, respectively, but the two are far from mellowing out with their age. Their new project, Batusis, roars and rips with just as much f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Mavis Staples, "You Are Not Alone"

    ​Song: Mavis Staples, "You Are Not Alone"Context: The new Mavis Staples record produced by Jeff Tweedy sounds pretty damn good. Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone by smartleydunn

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2010

    Lollapalooza 2010: All Your Festivals Belong to GaGa

    ​ There are people who just don't like music festivals. It won't matter who's on the bill or whether the show is in the middle of the desert or the center of a city; they're just not interested in seeing bite-size sets crushed by an often bikini topped mob. Don't get me wrong, I understand. I hadn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Is It Illegal to Buy a Used CD from Your Favorite Local Record Store? It Might Be Soon...

    Buyer Beware.​It seems the fight over who actually owns music is never-ending. This time, the fight isn't about burning CDs, online torrents, or album leaks. It's about re-selling physical copies of a record that you bought and paid for. Who knew that this was a problem?Well, the folks at Uni ... More >>

  • Music

    December 10, 2009
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    November 23, 2009

    Incoming: Vandals, Crystal Antlers, Agnostic Front, Slayer

    ​What is it about OC punk rock acts that makes them so tough to kill? Lose a few original members from most punk bands and they're through, but OC acts like The Vandals, Bad Religion, Social Distortion and TSOL never seem to die. The Vandals (pictured above with Gwen Stefani in her dirtbag phase) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    New Release Tuesday: Spoon EP Got Nuffin

    Austin rockers Spoon release three new tracks today with their Got Nuffin EPIt's a pretty slow new release schedule today, unless your name is Rob Thomas, Jeff Tweedy or Moby (or Mephistopheles, for that matter). What I do have to offer, however, is a new EP from Austin indie rockers Spoon. Got Nuff ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009
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    May 14, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Hitsville: The Year in Music, by the Numbers

    By Randall Roberts You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barrier ... More >>

  • Music

    September 4, 2008

    Conor Oberst

    Conor Oberst
    (Merge)

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    That '80s Sound

    With help from Wilco and the Gin Blossoms, Tommy Keene chases down the sound he was after 20 years ago

  • Music

    March 21, 2002

    Gentle Ben

    Five years after his teen band was buried by hype, Ben Kweller is taking off on his own

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    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

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    September 20, 2001

    Sugar, Sugar?

    The music of San Fran popsters Beulah isn't quite as sweet as you think

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Border Crossing

    Through its nods to tradition and embrace of innovation, Calexico emerges as a desert bloom

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    August 5, 1999

    Cosmic American Muse

    More than 25 years after his death, the spirit of Gram Parsons rides high with a new tribute album

  • Music

    January 29, 1998

    Town Without Pity

    The country-rock heroes of Whiskeytown find solace in their instability

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    September 4, 1997
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    June 19, 1997
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    May 8, 1997
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    May 1, 1997
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    March 14, 1996
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    March 14, 1996

    American Son

    Uncle Tupelo passed away, butheartland rocker JayFarrar has plugged backin with Son Volt

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    April 27, 1995
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