Articles tagged paul weller

Adding Color to a World of Music: The Revival Rock Stylings of the Moons

"Don't let the bastards grind you down!" encourages music industry veteran Andy Crofts. As frontman for British rock band the Moons, Crofts seeks to spark creativity and musicality in a throng of eager fans.

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Paul Weller: Saturns Pattern

This is not just serviceable "craft" meant to keep the fans happy; this is magic that's up for grabs to all.

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21 Oct 2012 // 11:18 PM

Jamming the Pistols

While the Sex Pistols were specifically designed to cause havoc, the Jam started as a community hall dance band, doing watered-down Beatles covers and Motown standards for disinterested pub-goers and overboozed wedding guests.

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Paul Weller: Wake Up the Nation

With his 10th solo album, Wake Up the Nation, Paul Weller demonstrates not only his perennial songwriting prowess, but also his incredible endurance as an artist.

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The Who, the Mods, and the Quadrophenia Connection

It may be that Quadrophenia is best digested as a missing socio-cultural link between postwar England and its strife-torn, IRA-fearing '70s.

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20 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Paul Weller: 22 Dreams

The Modfather's ninth solo album just happens to be the most rewardingly eclectic of his storied career.

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13 May 2008 // 10:59 PM

Various Artists: Secret Love 4

A compilation that merely intends to explore the possibilities of modern folk music but winds up articulating your deepest yearnings with surprising potency.

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1 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Paul Weller: As Is Now

The new album from Paul Weller does exactly what it says on the tin. A return to form? Not quite, but not a bad attempt.

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

Paul Weller, Modern Classics

Weller has written an entire catalog of memorable songs—remember The Jam.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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