Perennial Underdogs, Dion and Norton Prove a Perfect Pairing

Perennial Underdogs, Dion and Norton Prove a Perfect Pairing

By John Paul

28 Jul 2017 // 3:00 AM

Norton Records co-founder Miriam Linna talks with PopMatters about the origins of their new, until-now unreleased lost Dion album recorded in 1965, which shows Dion to have been at the vanguard of the forthcoming folk rock boom....

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Whatever Happened to Indie Rock?

By Iain Ellis

27 Jul 2017 // 3:00 AM

As the recent Lawrence Field Day Festival illustrates, indie rock may be artistically benefiting from an increasingly marginalized status in the music world....

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What always truly set Sziget apart from other comparable events, is its soul and the genuine intent to keep artistic and social discourse alive....

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The Summer of Love Lives on at the High Sierra Music Festival>

Four days and nights of near-utopian peace and musical harmony that comes just about as close as modern times can to approximating the “San Francisco scene” of the 1960s....

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Chris Robinson Holds Rock Services at the Chapel in San Francisco>

Phil Lesh and the Terrapin Family Band Re-ignite the Spirit of 1967 at Monterey Pop>

//Mixed media

How a Song By Unknown Newcomer Adam Johnston Ended Up on Blondie's New Album

// Sound Affects

"Adam Johnston of An Unkindness wrote a song at 17 years old and posted it online. Two years later, magic happened.

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