Editorial

Editorial: UM Gives Fans Their Walletsworth

Instant gratification. That’s the name of the game these days with music fans. With a few clicks of the mouse and a quick trip to Google one can go and find almost any album by ...

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Editorial: That Time Then And Once Again

There are nights that change your life that you are conscious of as they are happening. Some you realize the next day or a few days later. Looking back, April 18, 1994 was a night ...

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Wade’s World: Legends of the Phall

When I heard Phish was breaking up I was on a condo bed in Falmouth, MA listening to Tortoise's opus It's All Around You. The windows and doors were open to let the ...

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Editorial: Second Dating

Don't you just love it when you spend the morning hunkered down over your computer trying to score concert tickets only to find out a few hours later that a second or third date was ...

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Editorial: It’s A Game, Not A Concert

The squeak of the sneakers at a basketball game...the calls of "peanuts" or "ice cold beer here" at a baseball game...the clack of the puck on the tape...

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Editorial: An Open Letter To Kevin Shapiro

Dear Kevin: Hope this letter finds you well and deeply buried under stacks of CDs trying to find the best choice for the next Live Phish release.

With ...

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Editorial: I’ve Got the Billboard Blues

I'm only 34 years old but there are certain occasions where I feel very old. Last month, my wife and I went ice skating in Central Park. As the young whipper-snappers zipped around the ice ...

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Editorial: A Good Ol’ Festival Rant

Saying there are an abundance of music festivals these days is like saying Britney Spears kind of lost it for a while there...it's a major understatement.

It seems ...

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Editorial: Van Morrison Owes Us More

No matter how much success a musician has found or how many sold out shows that person has played over the years, he or she should never forget what got them to the top of ...

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Editorial: Say It Ain’t So, Carrie

One of the bright spots of 2007 in the blog world was when Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein started Monitor Mix for NPR. Brownstein offers insightful looks at the music world on both a micro and macro ...

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