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The New Oral History: Chris Shiflett and Steve Dawson's Smart, Listenable Podcasts

The New Oral History: Chris Shiflett and Steve Dawson's Smart, Listenable Podcasts

By Jedd Beaudoin

25 Aug 2016 // 3:00 AM

There are more podcasts than you can shake a flash drive at these days. Though the number of 'casts that embrace Americana music is growing, these two stand out....

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In the Dark: An Interview With Carl Broemel

By Jasper Bruce

25 Aug 2016 // 2:00 AM

It took him six years to make, but My Morning Jacket's Carol Broemel drew from surprising personal places to craft his latest solo effort....

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//News

Punk's Not Dead: Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain and 'Please Kill Me'>

Please Kill Me was important not just because it made visible the genealogy of an underground music scene, but because it showed how brilliantly an oral history could capture culture. ...

Wye Oak's Complex Performances Demand Perfection>

Lollapalooza's 4-day Marathon: At 25, a Festival Defined by the Youth Brigade>

Dan Auerbach on Bands Old and New>

//Events

Guns N' Roses Knock It Out of the Park in San Francisco>

The success of this tour is testament to the timeless power of these classic songs and the unique musical chemistry that coalesces when Axl, Slash and Duff share the stage. ...

Sziget 2016 Ends on a Triumphant Note>

Pearl Jam Anchor Place in Fenway History and Storm Wrigley This Weekend>

Sziget 2016, Days 4 and 5: Muse Give Another Legendary Performance, Bloc Party Bring the Dance>

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