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March 23rd, 2010 - 12:38 pm § in True/Slant

Internet-based radio station WOXY shutting down today

I was shocked when I stumbled upon the news that Internet-based indie radio station WOXY will shut down today [via the Daily Swarm]: Due to current economic realities and the lack of ongoing funding for WOXY’s operations, we’ve been forced to suspend our live broadcasts as of March 23rd.[...]

August 11th, 2009 - 1:29 am § in Perfect Lines

Cowboy Emo

Turning towards a Perfect Lines perennial favorite – Lucero – we have what’s been dubbed “Cowboy emo.” I stumbled upon this from a post on Tampa’s Creative Loafing about the band. The piece was more sizing up/summarizing a “Lucero for begginers” mix b[...]

June 17th, 2009 - 1:19 am § in Perfect Lines

Interview with Justin Pearson

It’s been a long while since I last featured an interview by an individual to be featured in the forthcoming book, America Is Just A Word. I’m pleased to present some snippets of the first part of an ongoing interview I’m conducting with Justin Pearson, a man who’s energy can[...]

June 16th, 2009 - 12:27 am § in Perfect Lines

Let's Make A List: An America Is Just A Word Update

I’m happy to announce another addition to the America Is Just A Word roster of voices involved in the book. Chris Leo, frontman of The Van Pelt, will lend his voice to the evolving narrative. The Van Pelt were a part of the post-hardcore/emo scene in New York City in the mid 90s and were [...][...]

June 13th, 2009 - 1:03 pm § in Perfect Lines

Gig Fail

My review of the Super Secret Summer Surprise – featuring Dan Deacon, Ultimate Reality, and Videohippos – is on Bostonist right now. And it ain’t pretty. That had nothing to do with the musicians involved – just the bumbling mess that was the ICA’s master plan for the e[...]

June 4th, 2009 - 1:06 am § in Perfect Lines

Hipsters Say The Darndest Things…

Well, I must stop myself there. I can’t say for sure if any of these folks are indeed of the hipster mentality. My guess is Anamanaguchi aren’t exactly, as they appear to have something of a normal sense of humor and hang out with genuine fun-loving guys Harry and the Potters (who are a [...]

April 16th, 2009 - 12:08 am § in Perfect Lines

Interview with Travis Morrison

When I last dropped a line about America Is Just A Word, I mentioned that I’d be interviewing a few different artists who’s bands’ narratives are either barely known or not given the proper coverage. One of those groups is The Dismemberment Plan, fronted by Travis Morrison. Of the [...]

August 20th, 2008 - 1:45 am § in Perfect Lines

It is the Golden Age

I’m probably one of countless others to check out the newest TV on the Radio song, “Golden Age,” today. Hopefully, I’m also one of countless others to be absolutely floored by the track. The song is off the band’s new album, Dear Science, which will be arriving in just [...]

July 31st, 2008 - 2:11 pm § in Perfect Lines

A Spring in Your Step!

Last night I caught a great performance of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring for the Landmarks Festival at the Hatch Shell. Although the show was an abbreviated, symphony-only version of Stravinsky’s opera, it was still a wonderful opportunity to hear the music played by a full sympho[...]



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