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Entries from February 23rd, 2009

Concert Review: Ryan Adams & The Cardinals in Boston, MA 2/21/09

February 23rd, 2009 · 12 Comments · Music

Concert Review:
The Cardinals
2/21/09
Orpheum Theatre
Boston, MA
(Listen to the show here: tapers rule!)
Ryan Adams is not a rock star
Sure, Ryan Adams may appear to be a rock star. He’s certainly got all of the trappings – a reputation for erratic behavior, the celebrity fiancée and a passionate fan base – but he couldn’t make it any clearer [...]

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My Magnus Crowepus

February 6th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Music, The Black Crowes

(Quite Possibly the Longest Meditation on the Black Crowes in the History of the Internet)
Preface
A few seconds after turning on the Rolling Stones’ “Sweet Black Angel” in the living room my wife implored “please, no more Black Crowes.” Sadly, I’ve burned her out on the Black Crowes after overplaying them for the last 18 years.
My [...]

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