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DeadPhish Orchestra Soars Over the Hills and Far Away in the Bay

There’s only band that actively seeks to mix Phish and the Grateful Dead together like Reese's Pieces and that’s the DeadPhish Orchestra.

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The Grateful Dead: The Grateful Dead (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

Fifty years on, the Grateful Dead’s debut gets the deluxe reissue treatment along with an early, previously unreleased live performance.

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15 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

The Shins: Heartworms

Heartworms is a sonic course correction from 2012's Port of Morrow, but the songwriting is still spotty, so it's simply too little, too late.

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Cotton Mather - “Better Than a Hit” (audio) (premiere)

Calling all pop fans, Austin's Cotton Mather is back with a massive 64-song project and great new tune "Better Than a Hit".

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Blast Through Tremendous Set at Madison Square Garden

I finally saw Red Hot Chili Peppers do their funky thing no matter that Kiedis rocked out while wearing a soft-cast boot. Find photos and tour dates here.

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24 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

The Feelies: In Between

Quieter but no less energetic, mature but still playful, the Feelies’ new record confronts the challenge of aging with eyes and hearts open.

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Mark Porkchop Holder: Let It Slide

Gritty bluesman Mark Porkchop Holder impresses on Let It Slide.

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Crystal Fairy: Crystal Fairy

A thrilling and very strong yet semi-straightforward rock album from a collection of very cool weirdos.

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20 Hits of the ‘80s You Might Not Have Known Are Covers

There were many hit cover versions in the '80s, some of well-known originals, and some that fans may be surprised are covers.

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16 Feb 2017 // 3:20 AM

Strand of Oaks: Hard Love

Timothy Showalter is Strand of Oaks, and his fourth album packs a heavier, more ambitious punch than anything he's attempted before.

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15 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

Ryan Adams: Prisoner

On his 16th full-length studio release, Ryan Adams puts heartbreak and loss on display with a gorgeous, deep-winter "divorce album".

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The Sadies: Northern Passages

Veteran Canadian rockers return from a multi-year hiatus stronger than ever.

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Chuck Prophet: Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins

Chuck Prophet is a novelist in a Nudie suit composing sun-splashed California gothic snippets.

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Heath Green and the Makeshifters - “Secret Sisters” (premiere)

Heath Green and the Makeshifters bring their arena-ready soulful rock to the masses with a new album and single, "Secret Sisters".

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Ayla Rose - “Give Me One Reason” (audio) (premiere)

The precocious Ayla Rose is joined by legacy musicians on a cover showcasing ageless talent.

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Iggy Pop: Post Pop Depression - Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Half a century into an improbably long career, the original punk continues to deliver, offering up a DVD/CD combo of a riotous performance at the Royal Albert Hall.

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Tobin Sprout: The Universe and Me

One problem with modern production is its reliance on mathematical perfection, and Tobin proves that genuineness is stronger than perceived perfection.

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19 Jan 2017 // 10:23 AM

Neil Young: Peace Trail

Peace Trail offers Young's folkie assertiveness, but it could have benefited from more gestational time.

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Paul and the Tall Trees: Our Love in the Light

Staten Island native and former touring guitarist for Charles Bradley steps out on his own with a soulful, vocally idiosyncratic debut.

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9 Jan 2017 // 3:20 AM

The Doors: London Fog 1966

These newly rediscovered tapes represent the earliest known live recordings of the Doors, something that unfortunately quickly becomes all too evident.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

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"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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