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As spring arrives, so do the Sun Gods

There's something in rock and roll that's tied up with those hetero-stereo male traits of bravado, carnal sexuality, and toughness, from Elvis's hips to Jimmy Page's tight pants to Lemmy Kilmister's grizzled face.
Returning from Exile
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 15, 2013

Culinary news; carping ’bout Kimye; Republicans’ Feet lodged in mouth

When meat packer (no jokes, please) Hormel recently acquired Skippy peanut butter, Phillipe and Jorge could only think of one person: Elvis!
Corporate Elvis merger
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 11, 2013
Gaslight Anthem -- Handwritten

The Gaslight Anthem | Handwritten

Handwritten finds the Gaslight Anthem firmly grounded — all grease, grit, and earnest emotion as visceral as the hometown soil caked beneath their fingernails.
Mercury (2012)
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  July 20, 2012
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Chris Isaak | Beyond the Sun

Critics of Chris Isaak have long considered him a neo-Elvis in a cheaper suit.
Vanguard (2011)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  October 21, 2011
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Immortalizing Irene: dressed up to clean up, tales of survival, and blowhards

Phillipe had to endure Irene at Casa Diablo South in Newport. No problems at all, save for a titanic poplar limb, whose size had already led P&J to dub it "Johnny Wadd," falling all the way across the circular driveway and nearly taking down the pow
Paging Babe the Blue Ox  
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 02, 2011
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Sun days

Sonny Burgess had his first hit for Sun Records in 1956 — two minutes and 26 seconds of howling wild-ass stomp called "We Wanna Boogie."
No dust on Sonny Burgess
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 09, 2010


Metal Elvis is not alone: a trip down live-metal-mashup memory lane

Metal Elvis is not alone: a trip down live-metal-mashup memory lane


Tonight, something called Metal Elvis makes its Boston debut at the Hard Rock Cafe -- and if you couldn't already tell from the high-concept title,...
By Shaula Clark  |  July 03, 2010
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The radio on TV

There is nothing new about bands playing on television. But local bands and local channels? Lately there’s been something of an explosion.
Suddenly local music is all over the airwaves
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 14, 2010
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Go for the doughnuts

The French Press occupies the conceptual space matching its geographic location: to the left of Dunkin Donuts — more local, more artisanal, but hitting the same basic notes.
The French Press is making a name for itself
By BRIAN DUFF  |  March 26, 2010
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Various Artists | Casual Victim Pile: Austin 2010

The notion that regional musical flavors exist independently in American cities is quickly becoming an archaic truism, seeing as how the world really is a stage these days, at least in the digital sense.
Matador (2010)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  January 08, 2010
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Iggy Pop | Préliminaires

Astralwerks (2009)
Astralwerks (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  July 03, 2009


Kanye Wants To Be Elvis, and 9 Other Things We Learned At the 2008 American Music Awards


10. PINK IS ONE OF THE GREATEST ARTISTS OF OUR TIME. At least according to noted musical-greatness e...
By Carly Carioli  |  November 24, 2008
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Attack of the 50-foot Oprah

David Letterman is by no means the first one to realize that the road to success — or forgiveness — entails planting a kiss somewhere on Oprah’s oft-fluctuating anatomy.
Why America’s most powerful celebrity should be more feared than loved
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  February 09, 2006