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[Updated] "As our awards show host Jim Lauderdale would say, 'That's Americana.'" 

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Instead of going through the usual new band struggle of defining their sound, the members of Super Water S

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This week's Milk Run looks ahead to synth-pop and post-rock bands, a night of metal and a final farewell from Papa Grows Funk.

Comedian Dave Attell has added a fourth show to his two-night stand at

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"The medium is so different,” says Cameron Parkins says.

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"I love Weird Al," Portugal. The Man's John Gourley says.

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Friday night, My Spilt Milk is proud to present Superhumanoids and Proud

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This Week's Soundtrack tries out the new and eagerly awaited releases in hip-hop as well as some legendary re-issues, says goodbye to old friends, and makes some new ones.

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The planned press conference on the steps of City Hall didn't tke place earlier this week, but a coalition of neighborhood associations have releas

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This week's Milk Run looks ahead to an eclectic week of music in New Orleans, including a night of reggae at the House of Blues, neo-soul dance parties, and the return of folk royalty.

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This week's Spotify playlist includes new music by Capital Cities, Dirtmusic, and Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi, and looks ahead to shows by Todd Rundgren, Houses, and Generationals.

Electronic music often seems to be about nothing, but not "Houses.

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This week New Orleans sees indie rock, indie electro, ukeleles and Baths.

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In 2012, Hurray for the Riff Raff recorded My Dearest, Darkest Neighbor to he

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Kirin J Callinan has been writing songs since he was a teenager, but it won't be until July 2 that his years of writing and playing music will culm

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[Updated] Cover versions have been on our minds here at Spilt Milk World HQ.

“Music for me is all about bringing joy to people,” says Jake Shimabukuro, about coming to New Orleans this week.

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[Updated] On Saturday, ukelele wizard Jake Shimabukuro plays the

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"Because poetry is about life, and this level of waste speaks only about death and waste. Also its [sic] fucking stupid."

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As the fall Ponderosa Stomp lineup comes out, we revisit some unsung heroes and cult classics of the garage rock scene.

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There's nothing more mature than a good sense of humor about oneself.

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Nine Inch Nails have announced an album title, release date, and first single for its

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The Milk Run looks at the week ahead in New Orleans music, including Mumford & Sons, Ballzack, Say Anything, and Sabotage.

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Big Freedia's Scion AV EP put off purists who felt she had

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Last night at Tipitina's, I tweeted, "Trying to decide: is Dawes sensitive or patronizing to

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[Updated]  My relationship to Kermit Ruffins' music is co

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Slow summits and crescendos, Black magic and ecstasy, This Week's Soundtrack travels far and wide.