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Talking beer with brewmaster Sean Larkin

Hey, summer's almost gone! We caught up with Larkin to fill us in on his latest endeavors.
Meeting Revival
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  August 19, 2011
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Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars | Rise & Shine

Although their music stands on its own, the backstory can't help but give it a deeper perspective.
Cumbancha (2010)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  March 19, 2010
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MAS Y MAS Fans know that Los Lobos is terrifically versatile, so it shouldn't have surprised me that their take on Doug Sahm's "It Didn't...
By webteam  |  June 24, 2009
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Ramblin' Jack Elliott | A Stranger Here

The country-blues songbook as written by Son House, Blind Willie Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and Charley Patton seems like natural, if previously unexplored, territory for this folk legend.
Anti- (2009)
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 30, 2009
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Jackie Greene

This ex-blues prodigy’s latest has the verve and emotional depth of Clapton’s best singer-songwriter outings.

Giving Up the Ghost | 429


By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  April 22, 2008
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Sheryl Crow

Cohesion’s where you find it, but headphone delights are everywhere.
Detours | A+M
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  February 05, 2008


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Eric Clapton: Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007

Every so often in Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007 you can see the beaming host, Eric Clapton, behind a stack of amps shooting photos of his fellow performers.
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By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  January 22, 2008
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Goin’ Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino

This packed two-disc set gathers all the usual suspects and more for a Tipitina’s Foundation project to rebuild Domino’s Ninth Ward neighborhood in New Orleans.
Vanguard
By CLEA SIMON  |  October 22, 2007
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Rooting for Rhythm

You can bet that this week Rhythm & Roots Festival producer Chuck Wentworth will be spending a lot of time looking up at the sky — and hoping.
Digging deep in Charlestown; plus, the Complaints
By BOB GULLA  |  August 28, 2007
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Los Lobos: The Town and the City

This great American band’s 13th album begins with a psychedelic peal of guitar that sounds more like Los Lobos alter ego the Latin Playboys. Los Lobos, The Town and the City
Hollywood/Mammoth
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  November 13, 2006
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Grab bag

The 9th Annual Rhythm & Roots Festival hits Charlestown this weekend, in its traditional and very effective Labor Day weekend slot on the calendar.
Fun in Charlestown, two new discs, and more
By BOB GULLA  |  August 29, 2006


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Memphis all star

‘Memphis is a kind of self-devouring organism that occasionally pukes itself back up . . . ’ Jim's gems: Dickinson's eclectic catalog. By Ted Drozdowski
The many facets of Jim Dickinson
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  August 15, 2006
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Los Lobos

How have this band of East LA wolves not only survived but thrived in the hostile midlands of popular music for 30 years?
Wolf Tracks: The Best Of Los Lobos | Rhino
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  July 18, 2006
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Summer concert preview

Why cool down when the concert scene is just getting warmed up? Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
Some ideas on how to rock away the summer months.
By WILL SPITZ  |  June 19, 2006
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Art and politics

The canny Texas-born songwriter T Bone Burnett hasn’t stepped into the footlights for — at least metaphorically — 14 years now.
T Bone Burnett stakes his claim
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  May 31, 2006
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The return of Terrastock

This April 21-23, serious music fans in Providence are in for a real treat.
‘ Outsiders’ gather in Providence; plus, Black Honey
By BOB GULLA  |  March 01, 2006