Articles tagged rock, paper, scissors

The Skullers - ‘Meet the Skullers’ (album stream) (premiere)

A precocious trio of blues-rock artists make their debut on Meet the Skullers.

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Stills & Collins: Everybody Knows

Their voices blend together well, especially on the title song. The roughness of Stephen Stills’ leathery vocals meshes well with Judy Collins’ velvety crooning and fits the black humor of Cohen’s lyrics.

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Randy Newman: Dark Matter

Randy Newman puts together a variety show with comedy, tragedy, and romance (and, yeah, some farce).

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on ‘One on One’ Tour

McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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Paul Weller’s Impossible Idea

One of the UK's most revolutionary rock figures isn't showing any signs of slowing down. His insatiable thirst for the new leads to the creation of A Kind Revolution. Weller talks with PopMatters about his new music and career.

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Dan Miraldi - ‘Love Under Fire’ (audio) (premiere)

Dan Miraldi offers up rock 'n' roll protest anthems made for the modern world.

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Foo Fighters: Concrete and Gold

Veteran rockers Foo Fighters join forces with pop producer Greg Kurstin, and the unexpected result is the finest album of their long recording career.

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Back to Blue Bayou: An Interview With Linda Ronstadt

In her exclusive interview with PopMatters, Linda Ronstadt revisits Simple Dreams just in time for Rhino's 40th anniversary edition of her classic number one album.

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Nothing But Thieves: Broken Machine

On Broken Machine, Nothing But Thieves have crafted a hook filled modern rock album that matches the ambition and intensity of any guitar band around today.

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The Waterboys: Out of All This Blue

Yeats? Dylan? Cohen? Kanye? The Waterboys embrace hip-hop and things get... interesting

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14 Sep 2017 // 2:30 AM

Mike Gordon: OGOGO

The Phish bassist unleashes another solo album and, to no one's surprise, it's an odd, idiosyncratic slice of catchy rock and funk.

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Queens of the Stone Age: Villains

More energetic than 2013's ...Like Clockwork, Villains finds QOTSA teaming up with super-producer Mark Ronson to emphasize their grooves as much as their riffs.

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8 Sep 2017 // 2:15 AM

Living Colour: Shade

Funky hard rock veterans still own the block and knock socks off.

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Lilly Hiatt: Trinity Lane

She writes and sings in the first person about addictions, bad love and such in a voice scarred and innocent like a sinner reborn. Hallelujah!

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Walter Becker, the Cayenne in the Steely Dan Recipe

Steely Dan's Becker and Fagen were storytellers who invented characters whose odd, off-putting circumstances commented on the world as incisively as any Bob Dylan lyrics.

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Conquer Climate Change in Berkeley

When Petty & the Heartbreakers hit the stage, they’re accompanied by the electric vibe that comes with being a classic rock band on their 40th anniversary tour.

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Greta Van Fleet - Skinny White Kids Play the Blues at Mercury Lounge

The sensational Greta Van Fleet bear strong similarities to a seminal classic rock band. And that's terrific.

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Holy Wars - “Back to Life” (audio) (premiere)

Holy Wars issues cathartic single from upcoming debut LP.

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U2’s ‘The Joshua Tree’ Tour Reminds the Audience of their Politics

The Joshua Tree tour highlights U2's classic album with an epic and unforgettable new experience.

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Circles Around the Sun Take Orbit at Terrapin Crossroads

It’s only the first song of the night, but the band is soon in “the zone” as they go on to deliver a sensational 30-minute opening jam.

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

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"McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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