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Dr. John at the Paradise

One of the things I've always liked about Dr. John is his ability to turn any music he touches into his own — Duke Ellington, Tin Pan Alley, Howlin' Wolf Blues.
ID Check
By JON GARELICK  |  June 08, 2012

Photos: Bolzen Beer Band at SXSW 2012

Bolzen Beer Band does a street performance at SXSW 2012 on March 15, 2012.
Street Performance | Austin TX | March 15, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  March 16, 2012

The Woodrow Wilsons | The Devil Jonah

The Woodrow Wilsons are a haushold name — to anyone familiar with Jamaica Plain's Whitehaus Collective, that is.
Whitehaus Family Records (2012)
By  |  March 06, 2012

Is it Calvin and Hobbes or an issue of Joe Hill's Locke and Key comic? Even better: It's both.

In Joe Hill's Keys to the Kingdom , a bloodthirsty wolf pack's feeding frenzy filtered through the youthful lens of Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes comic strip can only be described as disturbing. But it's these details that make the comic, which w
Fearful symmetry
By ANDREW STEINBEISER  |  August 20, 2010

Broken Social Scene | Forgiveness Rock Record

Recent “loudness wars” notwithstanding, dynamics in music have very little to do with actual volume.
Arts & Crafts (2010)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 07, 2010