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FFWDing to the Best Part: “Absolutely (Story of a Girl),” Nine Days (2000)

If you liked rock music that wasn’t too hard or dissonant but you still wanted to seem “alternative,” the late ’90s and early 2000s were a glorious time.   535 more words

FFWDing To The Best Part

CHRIS BELL - " I Am The Cosmos "

Written in the months of uncertainty and depression that followed his departure from Big Star, the band he helped cofound, “Cosmos” was a love song delivered as existential conflict. 274 more words

MUSIC

RADIO 1 @ PINKS 242

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 26TH 2014 – RADIO 1 @ PINKS 242 NYC

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STAY TUNED TO RADIO 1 FOR ROCK N ROLL, PUNK, GLAM, POWER POP, AND BUBBLE GUM… 19 more words

Nightlife

Miguel Basetta (Mental Beat 'zine/Temporal Sluts)

Band interviews can be pretty boring when all they can talk about is how their new album is better than their previous one. On the other hand, people who play in bands and who have other rock’n’roll activities are rarely boring. 1,847 more words

Interviews

ABBA - Suzy-Hang-Around (1974)

Heard this for the first time last night and, endless plays later, it is elevated into the pantheon of the bestmusicofalltime ….

This is ABBA playing Big Star: chiming guitars, killer harmonies and a song about the travails of childhood … (check… 122 more words

All - Songs, Tracks & Music

Pop Archeology: "I Want Candy" - The Strangeloves

Awhile back I blogged about The Strangeloves hit “Night Time” in my review of the Nuggets compilation set.  The set also includes the pop gem “ 128 more words

Rock Music

20/20: The End of the Power Pop Rainbow

I’ve been meaning to write something/anything about these 20/20 cats for at least two years; for whatever reason, they consistently fall through the cracks. Yet, this may be the most appropriate introduction for a band that went virtually unnoticed during its lifespan. 254 more words