Articles tagged pete townshend

Pete Townshend: Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend

With the Who hitting their golden anniversary, we get another pocketing-picking Pete Townshend retrospective with two new songs.

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6 Nov 2011 // 9:00 PM

The Battle to Stay Relevant

Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.

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20 Music Videos from the 1980s That Have Aged Well

In this second installment of Sound Affects' retrospective of music videos from the 1980s, we focus on 20 promos that have, remarkably, stood the test of time.

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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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The Who: The Who Sell Out (Deluxe Edition)

Long before the Who could be heard on nearly every television and movie soundtrack, they lampooned their "sell out" status on this '67 classic, now remastered and re-released.

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Pete Townshend is selling (his soul), but who's buying? Not I.

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Who Are You: The Life of Pete Townshend by Mark Wilkerson

There is a significant amount of information about the Who, but it doesn’t tell an obsessive fan anything she doesn’t already know.

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26 Mar 2007 // 1:00 AM

SXSW: Classic Collabs

PopMatters dives back into SXSW, reviewing a series of classic collabs between artists like Pete Townshend, Willy Mason, Martha Wainwright, Gift of Gab, Lyrics Born, and Galactic.

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Who’s Who: Legendary guitarist muses about his life and legacy

Who? Of all the questions Pete Townshend gets, that’s probably not one of them. As the guitarist for legendary rock band The Who, Townshend

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Pete Townshend: Empty Glass

The highlight of the recent set of Townshend reissues -- and of the last 25 years of the man's career, for that matter.

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12 Dec 2006 // 3:28 AM

Fans come away from concerts with indelible memories of a particular song, a rocker’s outfit or something said from the stage. The star, however,

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Pete Townshend: Scoop / Another Scoop / Scoop 3

Townshend provides inessential but insightful look into his recording history.

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The Who: The Who - The Vegas Job [DVD]

World's one-time best rock band cashes in disgracefully on boomer nostalgia. Try to focus on the music....it's the only way to get through this.

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	Pete Townshend: Gold

Another package for Who fans? Sure, why not.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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