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Deleted Scenes: Ugh.

I don’t know how many Deleted Scenes columns I’ve written over the years sharing the headline above but it has to be at least six by now. This past weekend, as I watched the march of morons all around me—both i...
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Charlie Parr: Turning Blue

Minnesota native Charlie Parr is bringing his blues-tinged Americana to New York’s Hill Country on Sept. 15. If you’ve never had the pleasure of hearing Parr’s picked and crooned songs of railroads and regret, ...
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Barn Owl: In The Pasture

Emitting cascading walls of gorgeous amp noise, feedback, drone-worship and ethereal vibrations, the San Francisco outfit Barn Owl are set to release their new album, Lost In The Glare, next week on Thrill Jock...

Deleted Scenes: Correction

In last issue’s Deleted Scenes column, I talked about Hurricane Irene being somewhat anti-climactic as compared to the armageddic visions of the news prior to. As I drove around North Jersey this past week,...
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Eric Lindell: Your Roots Are Showing

Just about guaranteed to flatten your top and Buddy Holly-fy your glasses is roots rocker Eric Lindell, coming to NYC’s Sullivan Hall on Sept. 9. Lindell and his band are fresh off an appearance at the New Orle...
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Broken Social Scene: Well Armed

If you missed it, amorphous Canadian collective Broken Social Scene recently premiered a video for the song “Sweetest Kill” from last year’s Forgiveness Rock Record. Hardly living up to the “forgiveness” part o...
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Deleted Scenes: How Will It End

By the time this issue goes to press tomorrow (Monday, 08/22) afternoon, in all likelihood Moammar Gadhafi’s regime in Libya will have fallen to rebel fighters. As I sit here and type this, I’ve got all the ext...
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Totimoshi: The Real Avengers

Heavy rocking SoCal trio Totimoshi have been around for well over a decade, and they’ve toured with the likes of Helmet, The Melvins and Mastodon. Their sixth album, Avenger, is out this week on At A Loss Recor...