Tag Archives: Mike Mills

R.E.M.-embering

So yesterday – August 24 – marked the 34th anniversary of R.E.M.’s Chronic Town. Their first EP, their first I.R.S. release. Where it (basically) all began. I don’t think I have the cassette that I bought back then. Or even … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 27-May 3 (the Posies/Catcus Blossoms edition)

Well, April is turning into May, which means that the school year is ending soon, summer is coming and all that entails (sorry, I’m not that profound today). But here are the shows this transitional week that have caught my … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 13-16 (the Wild Honey/Wild Reeds edition)

It is rather a strange weekend. With the Grammys happening, there are probably more parties than shows but given that, here are some concerts that caught my attention. Sat. 2/13 I already mentioned the fabulous Wild Honey benefit concert that … Continue reading

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News From Old Friends: James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Big Star, Hot Rize, Led Zep and Vashti Bunyan

I have been meaning to share a big mountain of cool news regarding reissues and returns of bands from the past. Hopefully, I’m not too far behind the curve in sharing. This Friday, the new James Brown bio-pix Get On … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Hey New Yorkers: The Baseball Project At The Met, April 13

Baseball and Rock ‘n’ Roll. Two great things that can go great together, when in the hands of the Baseball Project. The Yep Roc band will be going high-brow when they perform at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on April … Continue reading

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A big Big Star tribute at SxSW

For those heading to SxSW this year, get your tickets early for the all-star tribute to Big Star‘s Third album that will be taking place  to the Paramount Theatre on March 15. The legendary album will be performed in its entirety … Continue reading

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