Cruel, Cruel Summer

Late last month, we lost Sinéad O’Connor. “She was vilified, humiliated at times, metaphorically crucified when alone and in her twenties. Everything she stood up for and against then, including racism in the music industry,…

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July, she will fly…

Oh, Hello! Where does the summertime time go? Seems like the ol’ globe’s spinning a bit faster these days. Or maybe I’ve just been day-drinking again. Either way (or both), it’s time for a fresh…

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June’s tunes

Wow, is it June already? June: our favorite month AND our favorite Johnny duet partner. I know I’ve been slacking on keeping you abreast of the live local gigs. May was a bit busy. Really!…

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Gigs and Books

I let you down yet again (you should be used to it by now). I’m tardy with my list of gigs so I didn’t get to tell you about the New Pornographers show at Memorial…

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Episode 95: woxy.com signoff – the end of the future

After 97X signed off in 2004, “the future of rock and roll” stayed alive as woxy.com – with many fits and starts (and stops) along the way. “Angel investors”… LaLa.com… Future Sounds… Oxford… Longworth Hall…

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May the Concert Force be with you

I still owe you a beer, because Cereal Killers had to cancel their Earth Day gig: I blame global climate change. But I’ll try to stay positive, like CK and The Hold Steady advise. Rather…

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