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Archives Alive Anniversary Edition: UPDATED: Monterey Pop, Grateful Dead, Sgt. Peppers, Stills & Collins

1967 was a huge year in rock music. It basically started with the Doors’ debut album and ended with Magical Mystery Tour. It is hard to keep up with all the anniversaries, but here are some recent new items. The … Continue reading

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August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 9-16 (The Hey Rosetta!/Hurray For The Riff Raff edition)

Before you start packing your bags for SxSW, take some time to go see some shows in town. Tues. 3/10 The Aussie group San Cisco, who have a super catchy tune “Too Much Time Together,” has a sold out show … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 24- March 2 (The Lord Huron/Dr. Dog/Bishop, Elvin Edition)

  February ends on a brilliant note as Friday the 28th holds a trifecta of terrific shows. Lord Huron and Night Beds – whose respective debuts were among the top releases for the past two years – come to the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 3-9 (The Shuggie Otis/Kinky Friedman edition)

There is a lot to celebrate as we head into Chanukah weekend. Let’s start with the Polyphonic Spree’s Holiday Extravaganza that I previewed for the L.A. Weekly (http://www.laweekly.com/2012-11-29/music/lauryn_hill_bad_brains_shuggie_otis/3/). This family-friendly show features the eccentric ensemble performing holiday tunes and their … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 23-29: The Handsome Family/Farewell Drifters Edition

It’s a big week of music, and a good deal of it is free! Monday is an unusually congested night of recommendable music. Kelli Scarr, who has collaborated with Moby, lands at the Hotel Café. I was impressed with her … Continue reading

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