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Michael Jackson and his fears

At the dead end of a decade when everyone was too discouraged to wonder if pop had a center, Michael Jackson's Off the Wall (1979) gathered up disillusioned factions of fans as confidently as it punted four singles into the Top 10.
Solo contendere
By MARK MOSES  |  June 26, 2009
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Michael Jackson and his fears

At the dead end of a decade when everyone was too discouraged to wonder if pop had a center, Michael Jackson's Off the Wall (1979) gathered up disillusioned factions of fans as confidently as it punted four singles into the Top 10.
Solo contendere
By MARK MOSES  |  June 26, 2009

About that style . . .

Great moments in two-handed finger tapping
Great moments in two-handed finger tapping
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 24, 2008
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What do you want to know?

Have you heard about ChaCha?  
Cha Cha
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 22, 2008
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Naming convention

Gwyneth had Apple. Posh had Brooklyn. And moose-killing miracle mom Sarah Palin beat them all with Trig Paxson Van Palin, a name so cool that it rhymes with “Eddie Van Halen.”
We asked, you answered: our readers text in votes for Sarah Palin's next baby name
By LANCE GOULD  |  September 23, 2008

Camarojuana

The delicious drunken daze that was the ’80s may have reached its pinnacle with Portland audiences.
Music seen at the Big Easy, May 24, 2008
By TODD RICHARD  |  May 28, 2008


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Boston music news: September 7, 2007

Two years ago, Extreme frontman Gary Cherone and his guitar-playing younger brother Markus formed a one-off band to cover Who’s Next .
Notes on Gary Cherone's latest musical venture
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 04, 2007
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Mint Julep and the Masters

DJ nights aren’t all for wylin’ out, sweaty dance floors, and scandal. The Masters, "Wednesday Night Live featuring Talib Kewli" (mp3)
French pop, hip-hop, and Ryan Durkin
By DAVID DAY  |  July 10, 2007
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Playing with poetry

Chris Mascara played Jesus to Gary Cherone's Judas. His band's new mini-album is a harrowing tale of personality meltdown and recovery.
Mascara find inspiration in the classics
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 19, 2006