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Re-Up: September 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Songs: ▲POPDRONE – Belong To (internet only) All Tiny Creatures ft. Justin Vernon – An Iris (from Harbors out early… Read more →

From Unity to Sextasy: 7 Bands, 7 Words, 7 (live) Photos

Silversun Pickups w/Against Me! @ Fillmore 7/26/10 Against Me!: Punks brought Franz from The Hold Steady Silversun Pickups: Modern-day Smashing Pumpkins brought lights/sound! The Gaslight Anthem @ Ogden 7/24/10 The Gaslight Anthem: Brought it again!  Impressed many! RBVs rock! Sextreme Ball w/ Lords of Acid & My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult @ Ogden 7/21/10 My Life With The… Read more →

The Hold Steady – Heaven Is Whenever

I’m going to start this review the same way I started my review of Broken Social Scene‘s Forgiveness Rock Record… This week makes me miss the days when I would go to the record store, buy a CD I had been waiting for, get in my car and open in up and drive around for an hour while listening to… Read more →

The Hold Steady Lose a Key Member

Franz Nicolay, the moustached keyboardist, accordion player, backup singer and just all around entertaining member of my favorite band has left.  This sucks!  Franz was an important part of The Hold Steady dynamic and things won’t be the same without him. “You should know: I’ve left the Hold Steady. I told the band I’d be leaving in early September, played… Read more →