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Allison
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
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On Saturday I headed out to a beautiful fairground outside of Annapolis for the second Silopanna Music Festival. I hadn’t heard of the first Silopanna Music Festival, probably because the lineup was awful. But this time the Flaming Lips were... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Yeah Right
The science of music nostalgia Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Yeah Right
Beyonce lyrics performed as monologues Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Yeah Right
Lily Allen takes on Raleigh Richie Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Yeah Right
Posted 2 days ago at Yeah Right
This seems both bizarre and somehow appropriate for GWAR. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Yeah Right
I went to my first festival of the season yesterday -- the small, one-day Silopanna music festival outside of Annapolis, MD. Review coming soon. The benefit of such a small festival is that with only three stages and a handful... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Yeah Right
The new She & Him album will be all covers Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Yeah Right
A good interview with Annie Clark Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
The new Arcade Fire video for "You Already Know" is the best use of interactive art in a video since Laura Stevenson's "Master of Art." Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
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This weekend I headed up to Bethlehem, PA for Musikfest to see Weezer with my friend Denise (if I’m counting correctly it was our seventh =w= show together). It was a fun little festival (albeit with a ridiculous parking set... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
J Mascis – “Every Morning” First Aid Kit – “Waitress Song” Ought – “Habit” Sharon Van Etten – “I Love You But I’m Lost” Haerts – “Call My Name” Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Yeah Right
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In late July I fought Friday afternoon traffic out of DC to head up to Merriweather to see Neutral Milk Hotel. It wasn’t as magical as the small venue Richmond show last year, but I figure I need to see... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Yeah Right
A fab NPR Field Recording from Tweedy: Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Yeah Right
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I was up in Pennsylvania this weekend for a Weezer show (review coming, eventually) and I stopped at Winterthur (the huge Dupont estate) in Wilmington, DE on my way back to do the tour, see the gardens, etc. Well turns... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Yeah Right
Twin Atlantic take on Sia Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Yeah Right
More David Brent in our lives is always a good thing. Hat tip: Bri Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Yeah Right
Last week Jarvis Cocker hosted a Pulp karaoke contest after a screening of the new Pulp documentary and a 9 year old kid won. Finally, video of said performance has emerged. And it is glorious. Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Yeah Right
Tony from Sleeper Agent takes on a Heartless Bastards track Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Yeah Right
Get your Morrissey tour cancelation t-shirts Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Yeah Right
On band photos Hat tip: Louisa Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Yeah Right
Weezer has a new record coming out soon. The Rentals have a new record coming out soon. Ash is working on new material. It's making me 1) very excited and 2) more prone to listen to my favorite albums of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Yeah Right
Nicki and Queen B team up on a remix of "Flawless" Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Yeah Right
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Only slightly less outrageous than my late review of the Grouplove show, at the end of April I caught Fanfarlo at U Street Music Hall during the weekend-o-concerts that also featured Alabama Shakes and MIA. London’s Lilies on Mars. Their... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Yeah Right
Rooney's Robert Schwartzman takes on the Lovin Spoonful Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Yeah Right