Tag Archives: Decemberists

What’s Old Is New: Bob Dylan, Love, Mad Men & The Vulgar Boatmen

Wanted to catch up on some recent music news, beyond that of Ryan Adams completing his re-do of Taylor Swift’s 1989 album. Word is out today that Volume 12 of the Bob Dylan Bootleg Series will be released on November … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 13-19 (The Happy Traum/Johnny Rivers edition)

The Grammys take over L.A. this week, particularly around the week’s end. Still there are a number of noteworthy shows, particularly for the nostalgia-minded. Mon. Jan. 13 Local rockers Terraplane Sun trek crosstown from Venice to Hollywood to play School … Continue reading

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The ‘Mats’ Movie And Other Cool Music Documentaries

The Replacements were, and probably always will be, one of those important bands in my musical pantheon. And I am not the only one. Earlier this week, I wrote about the just released Treatment Bound, a ukulele tribute to Replacements … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Aug. 8-28 (The Most Of August issue)

Because of scheduling situations, I am going to give a quick overview of recommendations for the next couple weeks. One big recommendation goes to the big Roots Roadhouse Fest at the Echo/Echoplex on the 14th. This grand Grand Ole Echo … Continue reading

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