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You’re free of parental rules! But still, go to sleep

\Want to know one way to avoid, or at least diminish, these undesirable outcomes?
 Bedtime matters
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 12, 2013

Sleep | Dopesmoker [re-issue]

In the early-'90s metal drought, a strange strain developed through the cracks in the pavement, as downtuned strings, sluggish tempos, and vintage amplification led to the blossoming of stoner rock.
Southern Lord (2012)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  June 08, 2012
Take Shelter 3

Review: Take Shelter

Shannon's got the crazy bit down pat, and director Jeff Nichols has an eye for turning everyday items — a pile of trash, a clear sky, a barking dog — into signs of immanent doom.
Mid-life breakdown
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 21, 2011

Matt Pike and High on Fire sludge forward

There are, really, just two types of rock legends: those who try hard to find the rocker within them, and those who are born rockers.
Slow burn
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  October 22, 2010

Let's try it without puking

So, what do you want to do later?
By KARL STEVENS  |  July 23, 2010

Mixing it up

B. DOLAN and SAGE FRANCIS provided memorable highlights at this year’s Rock the Bells in Mansfield; watch the Strange Famous reps slay Jerky’s Bar (401.621.2244) with special guest SLEEP on THURSDAY (the 12th).
B. + Sage + Roz + Chelsy + Stefan + more

Sleep + B. Dolan + Brzowski & Graymatter

SLEEP, of the unique Northwestern hip-hop crew Oldominion, hits the Big Easy with B. DOLAN and BRZOWSKI & GRAYMATTER, with a 9 pm sharp start time at...
By webteam  |  November 05, 2009

Sleep | Hesitation Wounds

On the subterranean-rap-hustle manifesto "Get It," from his new Hesitation Wounds, Portland (Oregon) MC Sleep rhymes, "I'll murder a set. . . . I'm kind of a big deal, you just ain't heard of me yet."
Strange Famous (2009)
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  June 19, 2009