Chris Robinson Brotherhood Take Portland for a Magic Carpet Ride (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS)


The Chris Robinson Brotherhood (CRB) played to a full house at Portland, Oregon’s Revolution Hall on Saturday, December 3rd, offering up two well-received sets of their signature rock n’ soul sound. Although CRB released a ...

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Wannabe Reviews Car Seat Headrest’s ‘Teens of Denial’


In the newest installment of Wannabe, artist Chris Prunckle reviews Teens of Denial, the new album from Seattle-based rockers Car Seat Headrest, in his signature six-panel comic strip form. Click on the image for full resolution (best viewed on desktop):

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Reenergized Hold Steady Own Brooklyn Bowl Friday Night (SHOW REVIEW)


“Some nights it’s just a crush, and some night’s it’s bloodlust,” wrote Craig Finn in his band’s Separation Sunday classic “Stevie Nix.” Some nights it is also a full on party with a band who ...

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Tedeschi Trucks Band Closes Out Heroic Boston Run (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS)


Tedeschi Trucks Band closed their sold-out three night run at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, December 3rd with two sets of tried and true American Rock ‘n’ Roll that established them as the official torchbearer ...

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‘The Walking Dead’ Returns To Mediocrity, Which Now Seems Great By Comparison (TV REVIEW)


In the case of The Walking Dead, "not that great" is often a breath of fresh air.

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The Handsome Family Enchant In Portland (SHOW REVIEW)


Until their song “Far From Any Road” was featured as the theme for the first season of HBO’s True Detective, the Handsome Family were something of a secret. Dabbling in the realm of what some ...

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‘Jackie’ A Stunning Look Into the Heart of Grief (FILM REVIEW)


Heartbreaking, breathtaking, and affirming, Jackie explores the myths and realities of Jackie Kennedy's personal grief.

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Nightmarish ‘The Eyes of My Mother’ a Gift for Horror Fans (FILM REVIEW)


An artful exploration of terror, The Eyes of My Mother is as beautiful as it is haunting.

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Prime Bob Dylan In Effect On ‘The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert’ (ALBUM REVIEW)


The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert is not an entry in The Bootleg Series of  Bob Dylan’s, but it achieves the same effect as the most significant releases in that archive project. That is, ...

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‘T Bone Burnett A Life in Pursuit’ By Lloyd Sachs Reveals (BOOK REVIEW)


Lloyd Sachs adopts just the right tone in his book on the life and times of eccentric genius T Bone Burnett. Writing A Life in Pursuit, the author remains ever cognizant of his subject’s idiosyncratic ...

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