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  • 8 years ago

    Given that The Breeders release albums less often than February 29 appears on your kitchen calendar (this month's Mountain Battles makes just four Breeders albums in the last 18 years), guitarist Kelley Deal might be better known for playing colle...

  • 8 years ago

    After their respective graduations from exemplary institutions of higher learning, Yeasayer founders (and high school friends at the Park School in Baltimore) Anand Wilder and Chris Keating reunited in New York City—Brooklyn, to be exact, th...

  • 9 years ago

    This week's contestants still believe that rock 'n' roll lives forever, but it might not always pay its own way. (Friggin' freeloader.) Whether for amusement or pocket change, avocation or insurance, more than 20 years into their respective music ...

  • 10 years ago

    If you're Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins, you hear a lot of people ask about pounding the skins in the shadow of former Nirvana stickman Dave Grohl, arguably the world's most visible drummer since Keith Moon. Must get old, right? "I didn't really thin...

  • 11 years ago

    Though the immediacy of "I Will Dare"'s first loping chords would suggest otherwise, it's been nearly a decade and a half since Paul Westerberg fronted the mythically sloppy, booze-fueled Replacements. Which is longer than he was even in the group...

  • 11 years ago

    The sound of Jonathan Segel's violin went a long way in distinguishing Camper Van Beethoven from other '80s alt-rock bands, but Segel himself was long gone by the time the band called it quits. The culprit? Too many songwriting head-butts with Cam...


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