Author: Ben Wiser

Test of the Boomerang is an in-depth exploration of some of the best material found on the Live Music Archive.
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Test of the Boomerang VI: Black Mountain

It was the summer of 1985. There was me, Kromlock the Warrior, my friend Dennis, better known as Garmo the Wizard, and Peter, a.k.a....

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Test of the Boomerang V: The Jerry Post

I had originally intended to post this during the week of August 1st and August 9th, but I wanted to give a shout to Isaac Hayes last week....

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Test of the Boomerang: In Tribute to Mr. Isaac Hayes

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/RZ2uie1feKA" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Our regular featured test will...

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Test of the Boomerang III: Three from the Llama

For Test of the Boomerang III, I retired to a simple cottage in the Welsh countryside to reflect. This post was done acoustically. Hey...

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Test of the Boomerang II: Dead Opens for Santa Claus; Clowns Open for Dead

“I would like to thank everybody here for coming, thank you to the clowns for their nice entertainment. They were quite good. Thank...

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Test of the Boomerang, Episode One: Blind Faith

I had been driving for what felt like a hundred years. My buddy Treebeard and I had been trading off behind the wheel for three days. Our...

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The Popdose Guide to Tom Waits

He doesn’t write them anymore — in fact, they aren’t even online anymore — but truth be known, it was my good...