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In a stark stroke of counterprogramming, Hard Events announced this morning that...

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It’s tempting to not lead this review of rapper Dee-1’s...

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“I was so stressed,” recalls The Dodos' vocalist and guitarist Meric...

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Can we put “Piyush” to rest as a reference for our governor? Its use has grown as a sarcastic...

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Our Freshly Spilt Milk Soundcloud playlist previews new music from White, Salva, Towkio, Sinderlyn, Summer...

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It’s hard to imagine what musicologist...

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Who knew that the Grammys would spend almost all of its energy in the...

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Saturday night, ’tit Rex, New Orleans’...

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This week marks the return of "Freshly Spilt Milk,” our new weekly feature with a Soundcloud playlist of...

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America can relax. The speculation is over. The much-discussed TBA for the...

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“I’ve always written pop music. I’ve never not made pop music. I think people’s idea of my music just changed...

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[Updated] No event with Mardi Gras Indians can be entirely solemn. Saturday at...

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Fresh music from Quickie Mart, GRiZ, DJ Carnage, Calexico and Two Gallants.

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Our favorite things this week include the first Chinese-American superhero and your online home for hostile...

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As a member of Israeli rock ’n’ roll band ...

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[Updated] Last week, Big Chief Bo Dollis of The Wild Magnolias finally succumbed to the...

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New Orleans is the biggest small town in America, but leaving your neighborhood can often sound as daunting...

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Yesterday, Bo Dollis, Big Chief of The Wild Magnolias, died after a prolonged battle with ill health. As a...

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When Jimmy Anselmo wanted a liquor license so that the new owners could open Jimmy’s Music Club, they had to...

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[Updated] When’s the last time you heard of people jumping the fence to see art?...

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“Did I sing the Standard Oil verse twice?” asked Randy...

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If anyone showed up at the...

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Our highlights for the week ahead include Ben Howard, Mother Falcon, Marco Benetti, and Quintron's audio...

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Our favorite things this week include Woody Allen's "The Stand-Up Years," "Inherent Vice" by Thomas Pynchon...

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To the surprise of nobody who noticed a gap in the routing for The Who’s North American tour, The Who will be...

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My introduction to this year's ...

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The incarnation of The Hulk that appeared in Joss Whedon's The Avengers was the one comic book fans...

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The cover of 1975’s Destroyer ushered in the era of megastardom for Kiss. Before it, the band looked...

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Our highlights for the week ahead including the Wizard World Comic Con, Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano...

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[Updated] With all due respect to my friend Larry Blumenfeld, he buried the lede in “...

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It’s pretty much a given that the makers of music documentaries are too in love with their subjects to do the...

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It’s Christmas Eve and we’ve talked about Christmas music as much as we’re going to this year.

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Tuesday The Lens, our partner in the New Orleans Digital...

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All popular Christmas music is novelty music.

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Christmas records can often show all the imagination of gift cards in stockings, but on ...

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Two of the biggest stories in New Orleans this year were...

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Friday: WWOZ 34th birthday with Davell Crawford, Ivan Neville, 10 p.m., Tipitina’s: Davell...

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“Logic? No, I don’t think it’s logic. Maybe it’s a way to rectify certain elements in my life, or in life in...

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Our highlights for the week ahead include The Parishioners, Frontier Ruckus, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, and...