Hawtin Gets Wired…

October 16, 2008
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Hawtin Gets Wired…

Just in case you’ve missed it thus far, our home boy Richie Hawtin — still based in Berlin these days — made the cover of the October issue of the highly-respected Wire magazine, which features a long, indepth Q&A with the acclaimed electronic musical wizard. Go here to buy a copy…
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Muggs & Clawson: On The Blues-rock Tip

October 14, 2008
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Muggs & Clawson: On The Blues-rock Tip

The Muggs are releasing two new unreleased songs from their On WIth The Show sessions this Friday, October 17th. The tracks will be available on 7-inch “collectors vinyl” in a classic A-side/B-side format. It’s the trio’s first-ever vinyl 7-incher…and the A side, “Bite of the Weredog,” is described as “a Halloween jam” (well, duh!)...
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“acting Like A Dick Won’t Win A War…”

October 14, 2008
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More terrific political musical commentary…
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Rodriguez On Wdet This Friday!

October 8, 2008
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Rodriguez On Wdet This Friday!

Good news for those of you who missed the Rodriguez gig at the Park Bar late last month. The amazing legend-in-the-making (and if you haven’t yet picked up his totally wonderful, recently rereleased — on the Light In The Attic label — 1970 album, Cold Fact, what the fuck are you waiting for?) folk-pop-rocker...
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Bruce Sings For Obama In Ypsi…

October 7, 2008
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Bruce Sings For Obama In Ypsi…

Sometimes I believe I have one of the best jobs around. I mean, where else can you leave your job at 2:30 p.m. on a deadline day — after asking other editors to cover and read your proofs for you (thanks, Brian and Kim) — so you can drive to Ypsilanti to see Bruce...
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He Means It, Maaaaan!

October 3, 2008
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You still gotta love a guy who becomes a self-parody on purpose. There is a difference, ya know? Have a wonderful weekend…!
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The Election…and The Kid Rock Connection

October 3, 2008
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Just because John McCain has given up hope in this great state of ours and will no longer campaign in Michigan, that still doesn’t mean you don’t have to vote in order to keep “the evildoers” out of the White House for the next four years. And if you watched that comedy special that...
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A Gories Reunion?

October 3, 2008
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A Gories Reunion?

It’s been a rumor — but it looks like it’s going to turn into a reality next summer, at least according to Greg Cartwright’s posting yesterday on the Goner Records message board. But let’s just allow our pal Chris Handyside to tell the story, since he does it better than I ever could. This...
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Satin Peaches To Join Alejandro

October 1, 2008
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The Satin Peaches, “Motor City’s new favorite sons” (at least that’s what Britain’s New Musical Express recently dubbed them), just nabbed the opening slot on the upcoming tour by the great Alejandro Escovedo (check out his recent excellent Tony Visconti-produced Real Animal CD, if you haven’t already!). The Peaches recently released Morning Maid, a...
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The Video…

October 1, 2008
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Two years ago, our hero Bob Dylan “couldn’t keep from crying” as he was “wondering where in the world Alicia Keys could be…” Well, Zimmy, stop crying and look no further. Your pal Jack White has found her…and Alicia’s sounding strangely a lot like Jack himself these days…
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