Category Archives: Merge Records

Big Dipper – Heavens real Alt College Rock

North East rock was never so eloquently defined than by the alternative music vehicle known as Big Dipper. I meant this to be a follow-up post on the music from City Gardens Riot on the Dance Floor post but needless … Continue reading

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Archers of Loaf Live Review & on Fallon

LIVE REVIEW: Such a great performance the Archers of Loaf put on the other night at Webster Hall. This band created a indie rock time capsule way back in 1990′s and then proceeded to back it up with one amazing … Continue reading

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Love Stinks – Hated and Beloved Valentines Day Songs

“I got you Babe” by Sonny & Cher and “Nothing Compares to you” by Sinead O’connor are a couple of those songs I can’t stand sometimes but we all can admit love stinks right sometimes? Mostly because it’s so hard … Continue reading

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Emusic’s New deal with the Devil is not Fan friendly

I’ve been on eMusic since they began and have dealt with their changes and growth throughout the years. Always linking to them for almost every post in hopes of inspiring a purchase for other rabid music fans. This new deal … Continue reading

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Trail of Dead – early years …Are they Tao?

TOD performing “The Rest Will Follow” on the David Letterman Show. SINGLE REVIEW: The Trail of Dead have jumped labels more than any band I’ve ever tracked with each release and quite consistently. Competing with the Poster Children and a … Continue reading

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Superchunk Digging for Something by some oldsters

SINGLE REVIEW: Superchunk’s Digging for Something off of Majesty Shredding. Love this song it’s like a long lost friend who got drunk at the bar and then found their way back wearing the same cloths you saw them in the … Continue reading

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