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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 language.

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As a member of Israeli rock ’n’ roll band Monotonix, Yonatan Gat didn’t recognize

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[Updated] Last week, Big Chief Bo Dollis of The Wild Magnolias finally succumbed to the illnesses that forced him to turn over the

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

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

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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 sign a good neighbor agreement that wa

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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 Newman.

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If anyone showed up at the Civic Theatre last night looking for uplif

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

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Victoria Williams has probably always been an acquired taste.

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Our favorite things this week include Woody Allen's "The Stand-Up Years," "Inherent Vice" by Thomas Pynchon not Paul Thomas Anderson, and "Saga" by Brian K. Vaughan.

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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 one of the headliners in this year’s

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My introduction to this year's Wizard World Comic Con came Saturday w

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

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

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Our highlights for the week ahead including the Wizard World Comic Con, Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano, The Breton Sound's Desert Island Discs, Elvis' Birthday, Chewbacchus, and Pennywise.

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

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When the WizardWorld Comic Con comes to the Morial Convention Center,

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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 job.