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[Updated] The title track on Dumpstaphunk's new

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[Updated] Pussycat's Puppets: Miss Pussycat's puppets remind me of Dr.

This Week's Soundtrack celebrates the re-opeing of the Civic Theater in the CBD, bringing acts like The Waterboys, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and Passion Pit to the Crescent City.

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My Spilt Milk sorts out the week's highlights, including the always funky Stooges Brass Band, hip-hop legends Souls of Mischief, hard rockers Star and Dagger, and learning "Art History" with California Wives.

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"This is me taking off my work boots," Jim McCormick says.

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Part of the fun of covering a scene is watching artists develop.

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"From its heavenly beaches to its scenic natural wonders, there are plenty of reasons why Maui has been voted 'Best Island' by readers of Conde

Cover art for "Andy and his Grandmother"

Fight Night: Last week, Drag City released

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This Week's Spotify Soundtrack celebrates James Booker, thinks dirty, and counts off the things that make W. Kamau Bell mad.

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[Updated] For New Orleans’ Robin Barnes, life has been exciting since th

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[If we were sitting in The Kingpin after Thursday at Tales of the Cocktail, well, I'd be ahead of you.

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My Spilt Milk picks this week's favorites, including EDM specialists PANTyRAiD, southern rockers Natural Child, Nintendo pop stars Anamanaguchi, and punk veteran Sonny Vincent.

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[If we were sitting in a bar after day one of Tales of the Cocktail, well, I'd

There's a moment on every first date where the momentum shifts.

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When Jeff "Beachbum" Berry started writing about tiki drinks, they were the mess that promp

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For me, The Sing-Off was the television singing competition.

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Our favorite things this week include the Big Star doc, the New Orleans Spirits Exchange, and "Pictures of Sound."

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New Orleans' alcohol history is legendary.

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My Spilt Milk picks this week's highlights, including Robert Plant, jazz hip-hop, the Rolling of the Bulls, and cocktail culture on the rocks.

cover art for "My Gift to You"

There's a lot to be said for being yourself.

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This Week's Soundtrack remembers soul cinema and vintage funk, and finds its echo farther out than expected.

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Lafayette's Brass Bed has received critical love for its new album, The Secret W

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This week's Milk Run picks the highlights for the week ahead, including Brass Bed, Cayucas, Jon Cleary, and the Essence Music Festival.

This Week's Soundtrack prepares for Essence Festival, feels the heat, and gets spiritual.