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Review: Primus and the Oddity Faire tour at the Orpheum

Review: Primus and the Oddity Faire tour at the Orpheum


It's Sunday night, and the smell of marijuana is thick in the orchestra pit at the Orpheum. Fans in pig masks shout "Fuck you Les!",...
By Arafat Kazi  |  October 12, 2010
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Head with wings

Mark Sandman died with his boots on. Or at least the rock-and-roll equivalent of the Old West gunfighter’s epitaph.
Remembering Morphine’s Mark Sandman
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  July 03, 2009
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Zach Hill

On his first solo release, he indulges in an unrestrained torrent of challenging yet tuneful rock.
Astrological Straits | Ipecac
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  August 12, 2008
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Going on sale: January 18, 2008

Jonathan Richman, Sons & Daughters, Beach House, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  January 16, 2008
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Rock against rock

Once on stage, SGM launched into a much-ado-about-everything set — a collision of prog-rock, thrash metal, free jazz, punk, off-kilter funk, and more.
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Middle East Downstairs, June 3, 2007
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  June 04, 2007
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Revolution rock

It’s an incongruous sight at first: Tom Morello strumming an acoustic guitar emblazoned with the words “Whatever It Takes.”
Tom Morello rages quietly against the machine
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  April 17, 2007


The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 10-1


These guys couldn't turn on a radio
By  |  April 14, 2007
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Mike Dillon's Go-Go Jungle

The opening “Go-Go’s Theme,” with its heavy backbeat and bar-band tenor-sax theme, screams: “We’re jazz, but not boring!”
Battery Milk | Hyena
By JON GARELICK  |  February 20, 2007
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Super freaks

Les Claypool, the 43-year-old bass-playing architect of Primus, is the kind of guy who went through a weird-teenager phase and then just never moved on.
Les Claypool keeps Primus up and runnning
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  January 02, 2007
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Geek squad

Les Claypool, the 43-year-old bass-playing architect of Primus, is the kind of guy who went through a weird-teenager phase and then just never moved on.
Les Claypool keeps Primus up and runnning
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  November 09, 2006
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Les Claypool

The new Les Claypool album is seriously cracked out. Les Claypool, "One Better" (mp3)
Of Whales and Woe | Prawn Song
By JESSICA COUGHLIN  |  July 11, 2006


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On the Racks: May 30, 2006

Plus, Jamie Lidell and Herbert get in the mix.
Sophie Barker, Les Claypool, and Peeping Tom  
By MATT ASHARE  |  May 31, 2006