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>The Decemberists at the House of Blues, Boston, Jan. 28, 2011

>   “Apparently, we ruined indie,” declared the Decemberists enigmatic lead singer Colin Meloy, in the middle of a small run of new songs off their new latest album, “The King Is Dead” early in the show. Meloy was referring to … Continue reading

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>CD review: the Decemberists, "The King Is Dead"

>    My 17-year-old daughter and I both love the Decemberists, but I suspect for different reasons. She loves their wildly dramatic flair, their old-world story songs, and that British tone. I love all that too, but what gets me … Continue reading

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>Decemberists cover the Grateful Dead

> Two of my favorite bands come together in this cool cover by the Decemberists of the Grateful Dead’s “Row Jimmy Row.” Not much more needs to be said…You can download it HEREListen to it belowhttp://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F8073118&g=1The Decemberists – Row Jimmy … Continue reading

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>News and videos

>Some of this and a little of that before the big splash of the next issue of Modern Acoustic, which should be posted early next week (HERE). A bunch of new albums from some of our favorite artists are slated … Continue reading

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>Issue 22, Sept. 2008

>Summer Picks: From festivals to clubs – even to Symphony Hall! – we were thereSummer has come and gone again, bringing its share of hot days and sultry nights. It also brought – as usual – great opportunities to catch … Continue reading

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