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New York Dolls | Dancing Backwards in High Heels

The new New York Dolls have now been around longer - and released more albums (three) - than the old New York Dolls, and they're commemorating that new longevity by letting go of any compulsion they may have still harbored to honor their designation as
429 (2011)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  March 18, 2011

Review: Halloween Party at SPACE Gallery, October 30

It's humiliating to admit this, but if you were at SPACE last Saturday you probably agree: a fucking cover band just restored my faith in rock and roll.
Music seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  November 05, 2010

New Collisions rediscover their pop identity

Ever since Adam and Eve invented pop music by writing the first song, "Snake Is a Jerk," local bands have honored a time-tested structure.
Smashing sound barriers
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  October 08, 2010
Blondie at the Twin River Event Center

Blondie at the Twin River Event Center

When Blondie was popular in the late '70s and early '80s, I thought the pop cheese they judiciously employed in the delivery of their mainstream...
By webteam  |  September 07, 2010
September 12 | Blondie at House of Blues

September 12 | Blondie at House of Blues

Panic of Girls, the upcoming album from Blondie, could easily refer to the armies of '70s teenagers who once stormed the band's concerts gussied up...
By Scott Kearnan  |  September 03, 2010

Rockers moonlighting with non-rock producers

The Killers first worked with Stuart Price on a dance remix of their hit “Mr. Brightside” — and so far, this blend of rock-band brawn and electro-dance bliss has worked smashingly.
. . . or are we dancey?
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  January 20, 2009