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Best Songs of 2011: Top 10

10. “Shake Me Down” Cage the Elephant   Released January 11 on Thank You, Happy Birthday // The boys from Bowling Green, Kentucky didn’t hit the perfect note with their sophomore album, but this single is one of the best rock songs of the year. There is an aching in singer Matthew Shultz’ voice that … Continue reading

Lollapalooza 2011 In Review

On August 6, Eminem commanded the main stage at Lollapalooza in downtown Chicago. After tearing through a collection of hits both old and new, he finally arrived at his ubiquitous (in 2002, at least) thumper “Without Me”, which opens with a classic phrase: “I’ve created a monster.” Some would like to believe that Perry Farrell … Continue reading

My 150 Favorite Albums of All-Time

Of everything that has changed or disappeared on the music landscape in the past 20 years, perhaps nothing has been so altered as the album. Gone are the days of platinum hits every other week. Gone are the mass trips to record stores to pick up the new compact discs. Gone are the times when … Continue reading

Dave Grohl Stops Foo Fighters Show To Kick Out Fan

Sure, we’ve all seen our share of “lead-singer-kicks-dude-out-of-concert” videos (my personal favorite might be Josh Homme of QOTSA calling a young fan a “12-year-old dickless f*cking turd”), so you’re first impression of this headline might make you think it’s just another run of the mill throwout. That’s where you’re wrong. This video has something that … Continue reading

Playlist: Washington State

The state of Washington has produced an outstanding crop of musicians—possibly the best of any of the 50 states in our union. Besides the now-legendary grunge movement of the early 1990s, Washington has produced a couple of famous rappers and indie rock outfits, as well as classic rockers like Jimi Hendrix. Today’s playlist highlights the … Continue reading

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