Peter Bjorn and JohnIn 2006, when Peter, Bjorn and John broke through with their catchy hit song "Young Folks," which might be more commonly known as "that whistle song," the blogosphere ate it up, and so did droves of newly acquired American fans. Rightfully so: Writer's Block was one of the bes ... More >>
Frank MicelottaChristina AguileraAs Lady Gaga proceeds to hog the female pop-star spotlight, our Britneys and our Jessicas are slowly fading into the background--but not without a fight. Christina Aguilera recently teamed up with electroclashers Le Tigre for the track "I Hate Boys" on her new rec ... More >>
Sam MertenCheck out our slide show! To a casual observer, Homeless Games Day at Reverchon Park looked like a typical company picnic or a church field day. The adults played volleyball, touch football, horseshoes and engaged in plenty of good-natured trash talk on the basketball court, while the kid ... More >>
White Rock Lake after midnight will be the ideal environment to contract a virus this weekend. Aaron Gonzalez, bassist for grindcore duo Akkolyte and his father's free-jazz combo Yells At Eels, will direct Midnight Madness tomorrow night. The project is an ensemble of experimental musicians that ... More >>
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All the bands that fit,and one that quit
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