Articles tagged race, rock, and elvis

Adult Books: Running From the Blows

Adult Books loves '80s new wave, but they're better when they play harder-edged, punk-adjacent songs.

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22 Apr 2016 // 10:20 AM

Bob Mould - “Hold On” (Singles Going Steady)

The fact that Bob Mould is constantly writing and staying true to his vision while sounding current and relevant is highly commendable... and rare.

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Anders Osborne - “Life Don’t Last That Long” (video) (premiere)

On his new video, Anders Osborne goes in for a southern California vibe as its gentle, slow grooves echo the feeling of sweet, sunny California beach days.

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Let the Darkness In: Johnny Indovina Reflects on 30 Years of Human Drama

For every band that makes it big, there are countless others working for the love of creation. Human Drama is one of those bands.

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Peter Wolf: A Cure for Loneliness

Wolf's eighth solo album shows a gradually mellowing singer still in fine voice and experimenting with a variety of styles.

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19 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Suuns: Hold/Still

Suuns made a career-focusing album reflective of, and worthy of, our scattered brains.

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19 Apr 2016 // 2:15 AM

Ace Frehley: Origins Vol.1

We finally get the inevitable covers collection from the ex-KISS guitarist and it's all we imagined it would be.

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Without a Net: A Conversation with Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton: "(W)hen I do finally kick the bucket it's going to read 'Frampton drops dead', it's not going to say 'Frampton Comes Alive!', anymore."

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15 Apr 2016 // 12:25 PM

The Clash - “London Calling” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

The Clash were punk's proud, leftist poet-intellectuals, equally interested in cultivating their own political identity as they were in capturing rock's unbridled ferocity.

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15 Apr 2016 // 2:10 AM

East of Venus: Memory Box

An indie super-group comprised of members of the Feelies, Winter Hours, and the Bongos, East of Venus have crafted one of the year’s best rock and roll records so far.

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The City as Autobiography in Darryl Pinckney’s Black Deutschland

Leaping from one fragmented city to the next, Pinckney’s narrator uses history to simultaneously define and obscure himself.

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Cheap Trick: Bang, Zoom, Crazy… Hello

On album number 17, the new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees show just why they got there.

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David Bowie - “I Can’t Give Everything Away” (Singles Going Steady)

This is a mesmerizing soundscape of synths with occasional flourishes of lush guitar and sci-fi effects that recall Bowie's early character of Ziggy Stardust.

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Carter Tanton: Jettison the Valley

Carter Tanton usually tinkers with gauzy layers, but his new record rings clean with acoustic guitars and the laid-bare sweetness of his voice.

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Various Artists: Looking Stateside: 80 U.S. R&B, Mod, Soul & Garage Nuggets

A copious collection of '60s deep cuts pulled from the vaults of a diverse and exciting catalog

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5 Apr 2016 // 2:20 AM

Black Mountain: IV

Black Mountain blends the best of its heavy and progressive tendencies on a record that proves that space can also be sexy.

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Willie Nile: World War Willie

Willie Nile is part of dying breed of rockers and demonstrates once more how much we and rock 'n' roll need him around.

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Sulfur City - “Whispers” (audio) (premiere)

Sulfur City is a really honest to goodness working class rock band, the kind you can unwind to with beers and pool games at the local pub.

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31 Mar 2016 // 10:05 AM

Will Stewart - “Keyhole” (audio) (premiere)

Birmingham, Alabama's Will Stewart has stepped away from his old group, Willie and the Giant, to emerge as a compelling solo artist this year with a new EP, Faultline.

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30 Mar 2016 // 10:50 AM

Travis - “Magnificent Time” (Singles Going Steady)

"Magnificent Time" is an apt title for this bouncy, infectious slice of British indie pop.

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