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  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Paul Collins and Peter Case on The First Time They Heard the Ramones and The State of Power Pop

    See also: Peter Case of The Nerves/Plimsouls, on the Blues, Powerpop and a Fixed Up Heart Maybe the name "The Nerves" doesn't immediately strike a bell, but chances are "Hanging on the Telephone" will. A single from Blondie's stone-cold classic 1978 LP Parallel Lines, the song was actually written ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    This Week in Music History: June 20 through 26

    Wikimedia CommonsHappy birthday, Brian Wilson​Music and musicians have been around for centuries, and every day, new music news breaks. Every Monday, we're going to take a look back at the notable music stories, births, and deaths that took place that week. This week was a doozy: Columbia Records ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2007


    Neither extinct nor extinguished

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Cello Pop

    15 years against the current

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Lost at Scene

    After spearheading the post-punk revival, GoGoGo Airheart is still on its own island

  • Music

    August 1, 2002

    GoGoGo Airheart

    Exitheuxa (GSL)

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    They Might Be Giants

    Goofy group rocks the Cajun House in your soul

  • Music

    July 19, 2001

    Into the Black

    Frank Black talks about Mars and distribution, but not about the possibility of a you-know-what

  • Music

    July 12, 2001

    Neu! School

    Having educated and influenced three generations of musicians, the Krautrocking duo of Klaus Dinger and Michael Rother finally receive their due with a trio of classic reissues

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Triumph of the Underdogs

    For 25 years, Bug Music has protected the rights of songwriters. In the process, they've gotten Willie Dixon's songs back from Led Zeppelin and transformed Iggy Pop into a TV-commercial composer.

  • Music

    July 1, 1999

    Trout Mask Original

    New Captain Beefheart boxed set documents 17 stormy years of brilliant eccentricity

  • Music

    February 11, 1999
  • Music

    June 27, 1996

    Weird Science

    Brainiac's experimental rock will boggle the mind

  • Music

    February 15, 1996

    Frank Talk

    The artist formerly known as Black Francis speaks out on UFOs, name changes and why the magic faded from the Pixies

  • Music

    August 10, 1995