Tag Archives: Rock

The Full Picture: The Black Keys

Probably the most necessary of the Full Picture articles that I’ve written so far, what’s becoming a forgotten history for The Black Keys is that they were a very significant act earlier in their career as part of the blues-rock music … Continue reading

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Song-A-Day: January 6th

Happy Birthday to Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner who turns 28 today. The Arctic Monkeys exploded onto the scene with Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not back in 2006, and since then the band has developed into becoming … Continue reading

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The Full Picture: Wilco

Before there was Wilco, there was an alternative country band named Uncle Tupelo which enjoyed moderate success with the dual lead singers Jay Farrar and Jeff Tweedy. The issue with Uncle Tupelo proved to be that the label “dual” only … Continue reading

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ST. VINCENT covers BIG BLACK

I just stumbled across this video of St. Vincent covering the Big Black song, “Kerosene”. IT IS AWESOME!!! Both bands rule, and if you like this, give St. Vincent’s new album called “Strange Mercy” a listen. Big Black is one … Continue reading

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Brian Fallon – Black Betty and the Moon

So . . . this is perfect

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Finally Friday

 

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Jared’s Top Ten Albums of 2010

So it’s that time of year again, when all the blogs are buzzing with their picks for the best albums of the year.  I figured it was only right for me to get in on it!  I had quite a … Continue reading

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New Xiu Xiu and Roy Montgomery/Grouper split

Xiu Xiu – Dear God, I Hate Myself (Kill Rock Stars) Noisy, loud, DARK, songs, generally having more pop tendencies than not. More discordant and experimental than the last few releases, Dear God, I Hate Myself does some exploring where the debut … Continue reading

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B-Fargz’s lists/thoughts

In regards to this whole decade thing—the mid to late 90’s were infinitely better than the 2000s. FACT Here’s to you 2009! Of The Year (in no particular order): 1. Propagandhi – Supporting Caste 2. Me Without You- It’s All Crazy! … Continue reading

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3 top 10 Lists from Jared C.

Top Albums of 2009 1.  Propagandhi – Supporting Caste 2.  Japandroids – Post-Nothing 3.  Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix 4.  Animal Collective – Merriweather Post Pavilion 5.  Converge – Axe to Fall 6.  Dinosaur Jr. – Farm 7.  Cymbals Eat … Continue reading

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