Monthly Archives: March 2012

PHOTOS: Drive-By Truckers at The Fillmore in San Francisco, 03.16.12

What the world needs more of: Guitar solos Pedal steel guitar solos Angry sing-along choruses with lyrics like, “Hell no, I ain’t happy!” Bands that drink from Costco-sized bottles of hard liquor on stage Drive-By Truckers Yes, the world would … Continue reading

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A Taste of Things to Come: Drive-By Truckers at the Fillmore

Yup, it’s a shit-kicker.

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Racking Up Plays: “Eyeoneye” by Andrew Bird

These are the posts where I gush about some song that I’ve got a huge crush on at the moment, and you put up with it and listen because you’re a good friend. “Eyeoneye,” Andrew Bird Holy cow, it’s been … Continue reading

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The Annotated Decemberists No. 9: “July, July!”

Perhaps no band’s lyrics better lend themselves to pseudo-academic analysis than those of The Decemberists. The Annotated Decemberists is an attempt to puzzle through the Portland, Oregon, group’s entire catalog song by song—examining all the obscure vocabulary, historical references and poetic subtext—or … Continue reading

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