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Robyn at the State Theatre, January 29

With each of her three 2010 Body Talk EPs armed with a single-of-the-year contender (in the just-slightly-ironic, pop-chart-averse blog-critic sense), it's been hard to ignore Swedish pop star Robyn's status as in indie icon these past 12 months.
Music seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 18, 2011

Crossword: ''Pig out''

External appearances count.
External appearances count.
By MATT JONES  |  May 15, 2009

Class of the Titans

Hypothesis: If a band perform a tribute to a parody musical act, does it create a meta-textual black hole from which no form of entertainment can escape?
MUSIC SEEN
By DAN CLARK  |  December 23, 2008
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Wish-fulfillment for a burning world

From the shining big-screen debut of Iron Man to the large amounts of green produced by the Incredible Hulk, this was the year the public couldn't get enough of their favorite heroes.
The 2008 heroic holiday DVD and Blu-ray gift guide
By BRETT MICHEL  |  December 08, 2008
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Rock and rote


Three decades in, AC/DC’s conservatism pays off
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 05, 2008
Illiteracy and WTF

Illiteracy and WTF


We ask you if you could get through life without being able to read. We also check the WTF Line, which is (781) 595-1017. Put...
By Charlie  |  May 21, 2008


Crossword: ''Lack of true substance''


There's no there there
By MATT JONES  |  June 06, 2007

Making book on rock 'n' rool

Everybody knows that the first rock critics were those sweaty adolescents who got dragged up to American Bandstand’s Rate-a-Record display by Dick Clark.
The dean's list
By MARK MOSES  |  November 06, 2006