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Jacob Haller’s maddeningly catchy Circumstantial evidence

No one spins a good tale like singer/songwriter Jacob Haller, who just released Circumstantial Evidence , the follow-up his '09 solo debut Mistaken Identity.
Spinning his yarns
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 02, 2011

Photos: The Decemberists at the House of Blues

The Decemberists play an acoustic set at the Foundation Room at the House of Blues on January 29, 2011.
The Decemberists | House of Blues | January 29, 2011
By STEPHANIE ROSE  |  February 04, 2011

Photos: Mumford and Sons at House of Blues

Mumford and Sons perform live at the House of Blues on November 11, 2010.
Mumford & Sons | House of Blues | November 11, 2010
By STEPHANIE ROSE  |  November 19, 2010

Slideshow: Bajofondo at Middle East downstairs

Photos from Bajofondo at the Middle East downstairs
Bajofondo live at the Middle East downstairs, April 7, 2009
By RAFAEL ULLOA  |  April 10, 2009

Musical acrobats

Having Antonio Sanchez explain the difference between "straight 8's" and "swing 8's" is a bit like having Einstein explain long division — total waste of the dude's time.
Antonio Sanchez's ambidextrous mind, and Cirkestra's big top
By JON GARELICK  |  February 09, 2009