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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 Alliance, ran a story, “Years After R

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This year, the Panorama Jazz Band began recording and releasing a song online, free to t

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Musically, Irvin Mayfield often leaves no doubt of his talent, but

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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 Hurray for the Riff Raff an

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Friday: WWOZ 34th birthday with Davell Crawford, Ivan Neville, 10 p.m., Tipitina’s: Davell and Ivan will lead two appropriate trib

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[Updated] Nicholas Krgovich enjoys identity games.

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The Buku Music and Art Project returns to Mardi Gras World March 13 and 14, 2015, this tim

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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 general.”

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

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Johnny Mathis recorded Christmas music during its heyday, before the British Invasion ch

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This time last year, The NOLA Hip-Hop and Bounce Archive had its hat in its hand and wa

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Amid thick smoke and red laser lights stood four men dressed in black button-downs, dour looks on their faces.

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[Updated] When asked for Christmas music recommendations, my go-to album is Huey “Piano” Smith and the Clowns’

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Our favorite things this week include Kenneth Goldsmith's accounts of American tragedies and DOROTHY's soundtrack for bad behavior.

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Our highlights for this week in New Orleans include Usher, Anders Osborne, NOLA Polar Express, Nancy Whang, and a night of power pop with The Junior League and associates.

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[Updated] “This is Jericho.”

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It has long been my contention that most people who dislike Christmas music do so because they've had the same songs be the soundtrack to their hol