STEP INTO THE HIGH LIFE

Even the most preliminary search into American folk music, be it old-time, blues, country, gospel, or otherwise, will lead you straight to the Lomax family. John Lomax and his sons Alan and John Lomax Jr. played a fundamental role in the documentation and archiving of American music and culture, and they did it for the…

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THE RUNDOWN – 1.6.2015 – 1.11.2015

Sorry for falling outta line for a bit there, guys. New Years, holly days, yadda yadda. You know how it goes. Anyway here we are! Back again with shows in tow! To-nite we got Allergy and more punx at Hymen House, Chris Forsyth and Promised Land Sound at the Stone Fox, and Left and Right…

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GLAD TO BE GONE

Ruth Garbus is a Brattleboro, Vermont music dweller. Perhaps most notably, she’s also a member of Happy Birthday with Mr. Kyle ‘King Tuff’ Thomas, but don’t get hung up on that right now. No, today we’re talking about her solo digs where there is a wealth of material that will warm you to the core….

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THE RUNDOWN – 12.22.2014 – 12.28.2014

Christmas is coming. Parties are dwindling. Family is closing in. Not a lot to look forward to this week in the world of shows, but we’ve still got a lil something for you’se. Dave Cloud and more are playing at the Stone Fox on Saturday, and there’s a punk show with a few touring bands at Cafe…

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THE RUNDOWN – 12.15.2014 – 12.21.2014

TOMORROW: the long-awaited debut of Sex Hotel. WEDNESDAY: Competing sick shows at 5 Spot (Tristen + Willy T) and the Stone Fox (Bitchin Bajas + more). FRIDAY: Fake Surfers return and the Potatoes make their first appearance in It City. SATURDAY: SPACE IS indeed THE PLACE, but Richie is also playing at the 5 Spot. You decide. SUNDAY: Especially good looking Sunday…

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SHED YOUR CAPE

Gonna keep this brief. The TAMI Show was filmed over two nights in October, 1964. It’s a music film that captures some serious performers at the height of their game, others on the rise. It’s kiiinda the ultimate music video and a legendary piece of cinema because it’s one of the earliest (and finest) examples…

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THE RUNDOWN – 12.8.2014 – 12.14.2014

Big week! Shows just about every night. Tonight is the homecoming of the JP5/Hector’s Pets tour at Foobar, but don’t forget about Timeghost (!) at Rat Snake Lodge and the new Hans Condor at the East Room. Tomorrow is Cloud Rat, Disrotted, and more at Exponent Manor, Lié and War Boner are at Cafe Coco on Wednesday while Bugs and Rats are at Pussy…

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THE RUNDOWN – 12.1.2014 – 12.7.2014

Yoni Yum and more at Betty’s to-night! Breast Massage and Jucifer at Exit/In to-nite! MAMA at Fond Object on Wednesday! Light Beam Rider at a house on Thursday! Jawws 7-inch release on Saturdays! Yayee yayee! Monday, December 1 :: Yoni Yum :::: Equality Is a False God :::::: Carter Routh @ Betty’s $5 – 18+…

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