Monthly Archives: June 2009

>Sarah Borges on tour

>I’ve blogged about this before, but Sarah Borges and her band of merry men, the Broken Singles, are such a fun bunch I had to post again. When they go out on tour, they take their video camera with them … Continue reading

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>Jenny Lewis at the House of Blues

>(image from Somwehere around the fourth song, a dude in the audience yelled out “I love you, Jenny!” Which prompted another dude to yell-respond “Join the fucking club!,” which got a laugh from the crowd around him.And that pretty … Continue reading

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>In Praise of Neil Young

>(Reprinted from Modern Acoustic magazine, Issue 25, June 2009)The ultimate Neil Young career retrospective is finally here. Years in the making, months in the start-and-stop release, this first collection highlights the years 1963-1972 and features an unprecedented 10 Blu-ray discs-worth … Continue reading

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>Issue 25, June 2009

>That Magic Moment – Our favorite musicians tell us why they do what they doWhat would it be like to be standing on stage bathed in the warm glow of blue and green spotlights, looking out on a crowd of … Continue reading

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>Erin McKeown’s house parties

>In the past couple of years musicians who have decided to free themselves from the corporate structure of the music industry have come up with creative ways to finance their albums. One way they’ve done this is by offering their … Continue reading

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>Steve Earle and Joe Pug at Berklee

>Friday night I had the chance to experience a performance that symbolizes all that is right about music and the music business. Steve Earle is one of those performers who is the reason folk music exists and thrives. Earle said … Continue reading

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