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British band Kero Kero Bonito took to Republic last Saturday, swaying between the ecstati

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Shreveport’s Seratones fell together in the way that musicians

Of the hundreds of bands that played in Austin last week, only 14 New Orleans acts performed at official South By Southwest showcases.

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In the battle of guitars vs. turntables, the DJs won.

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Robyn Hitchcock showed his hand late in his set Saturday

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[Updated] “Cooper’s dad introduced him to his first jug band,” says Pete Bernhard of his bandmate Cooper McBean, as if learning ab

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Daniel Ash doesn’t put it in so many words, but his current band, Popto

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Benjamin Booker’s sound is tougher to pin down than it used to be.

[Updated] “We kind of just throw it together really quickly and try not to think about it too much,” says guitarist Frankie Broyle

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Add four parts Can, three parts OCS, two parts Sabbath, and (if you must) one part Rush to your biggest, blackest cauldron, and boil over volcanic

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The context for Downtown Boys reasserts itself weekly if not daily.

The elevator pitch for the revolutionary Rhode Island punk band, who play Gasa Gasa on Thursday.

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Tuesday night, The Damned were all I could hope for.

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Our Spilt Milk looks at our favorite things of the week, which this week include ZHU's "GENERATIONWHY," Local Natives, and Ben Snakepit's "Manor Threat."

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If David Lynch had needed an Elvis to sing in his movies,

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"Our Spilt Milk" this week includes new music from The Avalanches, Beck, and Davol, as well as "Documentary Now!" and a deluxe reissue of Adam and the Ants.

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The surf-like band takes on bigger issues on its new album, "Bermuda."

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The consensus seems to be that Elvis Costello killed Thursday at J

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New Orleans' rock band Woozy is a nominee for Best Debut Album in

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“This country’s too big.” 

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The short story behind Shreveport’s Seratones is that the memb

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[Updated] Early voting has started for March 5’s Louisiana Primary, and it is time to vote for the winners for

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Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino’s songs occupy a very specific emotiona

The red-blooded American in me loves a box set. Who doesn’t want lots of stuff, particularly if it’s attractively packaged?

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This week's Freshly Spilt Milk features new music from Spookyland, Lazyboy Empire, GoldLink and more!

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When the final version of the Voodoo announcement that Public Image Ltd.

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This week's Freshly Spilt Milk features new music from Infuze, Sun Club, Rastronaut, Young Romance, and more.

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There’s no getting around Benjamin Booker’s voice.

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

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

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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.

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[Updated] Recently, a member of the New Orleans music community told me in a conspiratorial hush, “You know,

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“This is going to be my 65th tour,” bassist Mike Watt of his current American tour with

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Soul Asylum signed its first record deal in 1984, and followed the first generation of Ame

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After waiting over an hour to be taken backstage to interview Adventure Club, I received a text from someone who introduced himself only as “Shaggy

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Our favorite things this week include reissues by The Pop Group and Sarah Silverman's new comedy album.

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In the ‘60s and ‘70s, New York City was the promised land, even in California.

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Our favorite things this week include Alfred Hitchcock, The Gun Club, and Chicago hip-hop.

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Keith Morris is no stranger to an aggressive soundscape.

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Our favorite things this week include "Afterlife with Archie" and "The Other F Word."

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The DJ and record collector traces his love of records to punk and Eddie Bo.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd sang “Sweet Home Alabama,” but other Alabaman bands have more ambiguous relationships with their home state.

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"The Milky Way" is a new My Spilt Milk recurring feature.

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This year's Jazz Fest nightlife isn't as jam-heavy as previous years have been.

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Sonic Youth is on extended hiatus since Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon have divorced, but Moore,

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The members of the Orwells don't need to be reminded of their youth; writers can't leave the topic alone.

Sisters Jennifer and Jessica Clavin of sunshine-infused punk-pop band B

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Right from the start, Punk had the sort of branding most magazines would kill for

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[Updated] The Pogues have become an institution.