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Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

Nov. 15, 2013

Whereas many of Built to Spill's slacker-rock contemporaries broke up nearly a generation ago, frontman Doug Martsch and company have soldiered on heartily for more than two decades, putting out s
Monday, Sept. 23, 2013
 With the advent of the mix tape, everyone became her own music programmer, and yet there can still be something insightful in enjoying someone else’s selection. Hits Back boasts an advantage over most other best-of collections: Its running order follows the band’s own—The Clash’s set lists
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Lincoln Has Won (Reel to Reel Records)

Few bands claiming the Americana label are as alive in the present as well as the past as The Habit. Lincoln Has Won opens with the rousing “War Is Done,” which reverberates with Dylan's...
07.23.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Joe Strummer thought he could change the world through his songs. He was half right. His songs changed many people living on Earth even if the world continued on its fearful trajectory. Strummer�s sneering voice was the sharp edge of the most powerful band to rise from British punk rock, the Clash. Only the Ramones and the Sex Pistols rivaled Strummer�s group for their impact on the cult...