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Some Nice Americana: Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis

I just discovered and really enjoyed Our Year by Austin-based Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis. The album came out late last month, and has a nice mix of Texas country and folk. The pace varies a good amount as well, with some upbeat … Continue reading


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1969 Reviews of Led Zeppelin

Magazine writers in the 1960′s probably didn’t think their content would be easily accessible, searchable in fact,  more than 40 years later. The internet is an amazing thing. My good friend Ed recently sent along a fairly negative 1969 review … Continue reading


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The Broken Spoke

I spent the Thanksgiving break with my girlfriend’s family in Austin, and finally made it out to The Broken Spoke, a country venue known for some of the best honky tonk in the area. We had tried to go almost … Continue reading


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Keith F****** Richards

It was my first (and probably last) time seeing the Stones. It was awesome: The iPhone zoom isn’t so bad!


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C’mon, c’mon, c’mon, c’mon, c’mon, c’mon, c’mon, c’mon, c’mon, c’mon

Daft Punk:


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Andrew Combs

Last weekend I went to see Shovels & Rope at the Sinclair in Cambridge. A few things to quickly note. 1. I can’t really describe Shovels & Rope well, but if you haven’t heard of them, check them out. A … Continue reading


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Glenn Yoder & The Western States

I had a great time last night at the CD release party for Glenn Yoder & The Western States at the Lizard Lounge in Cambridge. They put on a great all-around performance, and Jeff Katz, the guitar player and a … Continue reading


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Top Songs From 2012

Inspired by a friend’s post of his favorite 2012 songs, I thought I’d put my own list together. My favorites from this past year definitely span a wide range of genres – I can’t quite pin down whether my tastes … Continue reading


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3D Print Vinyl Records?

Kind of now. Maybe soon.


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Top Rock & Roll Riffs (with Tabs!)

I previously posted this pretty amazing video of 100 rock riffs played in sequence. Now, via Chartporn, someone’s matched the footage up with guitar tabs, making it easy for any guitar player to follow along and learn the tunes.  


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