Tag: Hold Steady

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: XPoNential Music Festival, Camden, N.J.

All Photos Copyright © David J. Simchock. Visit David’s Website: Vagabond Vistas. WXPN is the listener sponsored Triple A radio...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/17/09

“Favorite Zeroes” “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.”—Sergei...

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DVD Reviews, Film, Music

DVD Review: “Wilco Live: Ashes of American Flags”

Last week I told you about the Hold Steady’s new DVD, A Positive Rage. You may recall that it is strictly a lo-fi affair, and really...

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CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD Review: “The Hold Steady: A Positive Rage”

“There are so many of these indie-rock shows that you go to that are so joyless. I just want people to feel this joy and celebratory...

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Music, SXSW '09

SXSW ’09: The Recap

This was not only my first trip to SXSW, it was my first trip to Austin. I’ve been to Houston a couple of times, but the two cities...

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Music, SXSW '09

SXSW ’09: Day Three Photos

My photos from the third day of SXSW, including Steve Van Zandt, the Uglysuit, and the Hold Steady, are now up at Picasa....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Dark Was the Night” and “War Child Presents Heroes”

It’s no secret that tribute albums and charity compilations can be hit-or-miss affairs at best. In the case of the latter, all you...