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Concert Review: Necro & Madchild at The Rockpile in Toronto

For the first time in about ten years, Necro has returned to Canada for a cross-country tour, and he’s bringing along Canadian Hip-Hop icon Madchild to sweeten the deal!  1,244 more words

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Concert Review: Havoc (of Mobb Deep) at The Rockpile in Toronto

Earlier this year Hip-Hop lost one of its legends when Prodigy, one half of the duo Mobb Deep, passed away.  Before Prodigy passed, Mobb Deep were apparently working on planning another Canadian tour, but rather than cancel their plans, Havoc decided to honour the legacy of his partner in rhyme by embarking on the tour by himself.  1,060 more words

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Featured Album - Seconds of Pleasure - Rockpile

[Seconds of Pleasure] was bright, propulsive, and poppy, filled with big melodic hooks and polished until it glistened. . . Time has been nothing but kind to this record and, judged on its own merits, it’s one of hell of a good time. 768 more words

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Rockpile—Live at Montreux 1980

Rockpile was a band that was legendarily heralded for its live performances. It’s difficult to find a review on Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds, or Rockpile itself without the author mentioning something like that “I Knew the Bride” was butchered on record, but there was rarely any commercial recourse for the average fan to know the difference. 518 more words

NICK LOWE - " The Yep Roc Re-Issues "

Yep Roc Records is excited to announce that for the first time in decades, you can now own Nick the Knife, The Abominable Showman, Nick Lowe and His Cowboy Outfit, The Rose of England, Pinker and Prouder Than Previous, … 425 more words

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Voluntary brainwashing?

Oh fine, about time I did something mind control related again on here, and something I read today gives me the perfect opportunity to do this. 256 more words

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