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My Top Eleven Car Seat Headrest Songs

I’ve been working a lot lately and have been quite busy with visiting relatives as well. I’m still in the process of editing my “A Closer Look” for U2’s “Achtung Baby” as I have so much I want to say, but I figured I could still put something out today instead. 971 more words


A Lollapalooza Pre-Party?

Just a short concert update for this very early post (it’s currently 1:49 AM in my timezone, and yes, I am indeed wide awake).

The group of family friends that I usually go to Lollapalooza with has decided to have a “pre-party” this week, and we’ll be going to see a Spoon concert on Wednesday. 124 more words


Julien Baker Announces Fall Tour

Singer/songwriter Julien Baker has announced that she is hitting the road this fall on a headlining tour. Half Waif will be on in support. Check out tour dates below. 9 more words

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A record that specialises in natural picture painting and mild experimentation: Yo La Tengo -- 'And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out'

Similar to those other well seasoned slowcore(ish) songsters Low, Hoboken’s Yo La Tengo always change a little with each album. It’s what, one assumes, they deliberately set out to do when entering the recording studio, not to give the paying public the same record repeated over. 298 more words


The Underside of Power by Algiers

Algiers is back with an album perfectly suited for 2017. The two years since the release of Algiers’s self-titled debut has seen the political landscape turn into a hostile and caustic place. 132 more words


Music Park: Mary Timony (Plays Helium) @ Rock and Roll Hotel, 6/6/17

Mary Timony plays the songs of Helium at Rock and Roll Hotel on June 6, 2017.

In the loose and grungy ’90s, pockets of great music bubbled up, and few places were as cool as Boston, where noise pop quartet Helium formed. 600 more words

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Don't Miss: Mary Timony Plays Helium @ Rock and Roll Hotel, 6/6/17

Helium (Photo by James Smolka)

Mary Timony, DC’s top guitar ace, first became an indie rock darling in the ‘90s with her Boston-based band Helium, which dabbled in well-written noise pop. 298 more words

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