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On April 6, 2019
Let’s talk tunes! Nipsey Hussle isn’t someone whose music I knew very well but his murder affected a lot of people and so it seems appropriate to lead off with a link to it. I talked about seeing Mdou Moctor a couple of months ago and what an utterly incredible experience it was to see […]

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On March 24, 2019

I don’t have anything particularly profound to say on music today. But we all need a break from the Mueller report and I have listened to a bunch of new albums recently, so it seems to be time f

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On March 2, 2019

The major recent music news in my life was seeing Robbie Fulks play a really fun set at City Winery in Boston last night. This is the third time I’ve seen Fulks. The first was in 2007 in Austin,

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On February 16, 2019
If it’s Saturday night, it’s time to talk tunes. Now that The Paranoid Style’s Elizabeth Nelson is writing for LGM, it is even more ridiculous that I provide my pointless scribbling about music. As an admittedly bad music writer, Elizabeth reminds me how good music writing reads. But since embarrassment has never been as a […]

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On January 26, 2019

My main music news this week was seeing Neko Case and Margaret Glaspy on Wednesday at the Columbus Theater in Providence. Hearing Neko sing is always a treat. That voice is just so, well, there aren&#

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On January 19, 2019

As usual when I am traveling overseas, I read a lot in Martinique. One of the books I read was Lester Bangs’ Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung. Not sure how I had gotten to this point in l

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On January 6, 2019
I had the privilege of seeing Mdou Moctar in Providence last week. Representing a new generation of Tuareg guitarists that is more connected to world dance music than the tradition of the elders, this was one hell of a show. The first half of the show stayed primarily in the traditionally droning Tuareg blues, which […]
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