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Monday, May 10 2010

He Is What He Is: The Merle Haggard Interview

The legendary "poet of the common man" talks to PopMatters about the state of country music today, his friendship with Johnny Cash and why he hasn’t liked a president since Ronald Reagan.


Monday, October 19 2009

Why?: 26 September 2009 - New York

Yoni Wolf entertained by dancing oddly about the stage and at times speaking to the audience about random things, things which perhaps only Wolf himself fully understood.

Sunday, September 20 2009

Dungen:14 August 2009 - Brooklyn, NY

Dungen’s demeanor is the anti-rock star. Their onstage smiles, gratitude and grace are what sifts and separates Dungen from the pile of Zeppelin wannabes.

Monday, August 17 2009

Siren Music Festival: 18 July 2009 - Coney Island, NY

If you can get past the heat, claustrophobic audiences and remember to wear comfy shoes, then Siren can be a pleasurable experience from start to finish.

Tuesday, July 21 2009

Ida Maria: 12 June 2009 - New York

Ida Maria is a pop singer who is happy to get her hands dirty.

Sunday, July 5 2009

Speakers Series: Karl Rove vs. James Carville: 26 May 2009 - New York

As the debate wore on, the questions grew more prodding, the responses fiercer (complete with finger pointing), and the audience more aggravated than ever.

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