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July 19th, 2010 - 2:43 am § in True/Slant

Pitchfork Music Festival 2010 in review

“Welcome to the magic kingdom,” said a ticket-taker at the Pitchfork Music Festival. Irony and humor aside, the volunteer’s invocation of the idea of Walt Disney World was quite apt. Music festivals – especially multi-day fests – are often not terribly pleasant experien[...]

December 15th, 2009 - 3:51 am § in True/Slant

Hannukah, Modern Judaism and Musical Mensches

It’s the halfway point of Hannukah, and it’s unexpected presence on the calendar has marked a sudden disconnect I’ve had with the Jewish community. For most of my life, I’ve been surrounded by aspects of Judaism and Jewish culture, be it growing up attending temple, my variou[...]

November 4th, 2009 - 1:22 am § in True/Slant

Late Night Jamz: Arms and Sleepers – "The Architekt"

Late Night Jamz is an ongoing feature dedicated to newly discovered tracks that are sure to get stuck in your head. Uncovered in the wee hours of the evening just before bed after a long day of work or play, these are the gems that make the adventures in finding music so enjoyable. Tonight’s track[...]

December 30th, 2008 - 7:26 pm § in Perfect Lines

They Said It…

Roundup of various end of the year music lists...[...]

December 12th, 2008 - 2:10 am § in Perfect Lines

Top o' 2008

A countdown of the best albums of 2008, in all their colors.[...]

September 22nd, 2008 - 8:07 pm § in Perfect Lines

Why?

Caught an excellent set by Why? at the MFA on Friday. Well, excellent apart from one certain thing… I’ve written numerous posts about hipsters, so finally allow me to riff a little on this one. The MFA’s concerts are in a little seated auditorium, which makes for a great atmosphere[...]



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