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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart rock out at Jackrabbits


June 13, 2010

When it comes to The Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s live performances, vocalist Kip Berman said  graciously he does not find his band distinguishable. “I don’t think anyone comes to our shows for the guitar solos or anything...

Lodging now open on Lomax

February 17, 2010

Top Five Bonfire Blasters


November 4, 2009

Finally. Florida has reluctantly recalled her ludicrous lava-esque climate (I’ll admit, I totally lied back in Top Five Introduction to Autumn Albums, back before thermometers really dipped below 72 degrees). Now it doesn’t...

Barlow bellows ‘Goodnight’ to unknown tunes in the latest solo album


October 6, 2009

Amherst, Mass. raised gifted wordsmiths like Emily Dickinson and Noah Webster, sure, but has the snowy college town spat out any eloquent artists nearly as lovely, loud or legitimate as Lou Barlow? Nah. Barlow, who has played in Sebadoh, T...

Forced indie credibility shines in ‘Summer’


August 10, 2009

Ever since the cultural explosion and widespread acceptance of The First Indie Flick As Far As Normal America Is Concerned, “Garden State,” there has been a slew of slightly off-beat, nicely scored films enjoying some bask...

Los Campesinos! brings beauty, doom to Jacksonville


January 14, 2009

Welsh septet Los Campesinos! – an obvious misnomer loosely translated as “farmers” or “peasants” – will perform at Jacksonville venue Jack Rabbits Jan. 19 in support of its latest album “We Are Beautiful, We Are D...

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