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The Big Nowhere: Rudy Wurlitzer’s Rediscovered Trilogy and Bob Dylan Revisited

The myths of unspoiled frontiers and the freedom of the open road, lives played out on the margins of society, attachment and detachment, wrestling matches with the ghosts of Samuel Beckett and Louis L’Amour…

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Old Crow Medicine Show: 19.Nov.09 -  Chicago

Old Crow Medicine Show: 19 November 2009 - Vic Theatre, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Allison Taich

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Phish: 2.Dec.09 - Madison Square Garden, New York

Phish: 2 December 2009 - Madison Square Garden, New York / Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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Spoon Transference (Merge) Releasing: 19 January Spoon follows last year’s beloved Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga with Transference. Check out a video teaser and two

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Bob Dylan: 31 October 2009 - Chicago

On Halloween night when Bob Dylan and his band took the stage at the Aragon in Chicago, the audience members, some of whom were clad in costume, erupted in wild applause.

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Gem Found: An Interview with Luke Franks

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats... this time, right in his own backyard.

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Get Holy: An Interview With John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats

Upon the release of the Mountain Goats' latest album, the band's founder and songwriter talks about the literary influences on his prolific output and the biblical theme of his latest opus.

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Wilco: 19 October 2009 - UIC Pavilion, Chicago

Words and Pictures by Allison Taich

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Bob Dylan: Christmas in the Heart

Bob Dylan goes awassailing.

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11 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Messengers

K'naan's The Messengers series is a trilogy of episodes designed to highlight the genius of Nigeria's Fela Kuti, Jamaica's Bob Marley, and the United States' Bob Dylan.

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John Darnielle and crew stopped by the Colbert Report last night, where he handled Colbert’s grilling with aplomb and performed “Psalms 40:2” (bafflingly pronounced “40 and 2”

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Here’s John Darnielle playing the final track on his upcoming album, “The Life of the World to Come”, which comes out this Tuesday.

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Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small by John Cook

Despite some generous editorializing, Our Noise is as engaging (and human) a music industry tale as you're ever going to read.

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Bob Dylan + Willie Nelson + John Mellencamp: 28 July 2009 - Durham, NC

Who would deny the appeal of the Willie Nelson/John Mellencamp/Bob Dylan ballpark tour, even after we agree that Mellencamp doesn't belong with such a distinguished duo?

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20 Aug 2009 // 8:58 PM

Jay Brannan: In Living Cover

On In Living Cover, Brannan wisley scales back to a low-pressure coffeehouse setting where he is free to test out his own material amidst a selection of his well-worn favorites.

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So Long as Men Can Breathe by Clinton Heylin

It’s entirely refreshing to read about Shakespeare without the hushed tone of literary sanctity, while preserving the rigors of good research.

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17 Jul 2009 // 8:30 AM

The ubiquitous Wilco played another TV date, this time with indie chanteuse Feist.

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17 Jul 2009 // 3:53 AM

Jeff Tweedy talks about circling back home on Wilco’s latest album

When Wilco performed every song from its six albums over five straight nights at the Riviera Theatre in its hometown of Chicago in December 2007, there

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30 Jun 2009 // 6:05 AM

Wilco’s latest album is love letter to fans

The opening song on “Wilco (The Album)” is a bright, poppy tune called “Wilco (The Song).” It’s a greeting card to the band’s

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26 Jun 2009 // 2:46 AM

On the eve of next week’s release of Wilco: Wilco (The Album), Jeff Tweedy and the boys dropped by The Tonight Show on Wednesday

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Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

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"While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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