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2007 Stories by Hannah Levin

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  • The Intelligence

    published November 14, 2007

    From the first 7-inch released in 2000 to this most recent effort, the Intelligence has essentially operated as a rotating door for freakishly... More >>

  • ZZ Top Returns for Your "Tush"

    published October 31, 2007

    As a visionary member of psychedelic garage-rockers 13th Floor Elevators, Texas punk pioneer Roky Erickson cemented his place in modern... More >>

  • LCD Soundsystem: the planet's party-starting pro

    published September 19, 2007

    When LCD Soundsystem takes the stage, the group projects frenetic energy, using rock-band instrumentation to jolt crowds into... More >>

  • Six-string giant Buddy Guy delivers sublime blues

    published September 5, 2007

    Though confined to a chair when performing onstage, guitar legend B.B. King manages to deliver stinging solos filled with his trademark... More >>

  • Mute Manson

    published August 22, 2007

    When Marilyn Manson announced plans for retirement from music in 2005, it seemed like a respectable move. Here was a cultural icon who had... More >>

  • Hear This

    published August 22, 2007

    Over the course of recording 30 albums, Daniel Johnston has been compared to Brian Wilson and has provided inspiration to artists like... More >>

  • Ryan Adams Tames His Reckless Side

    published July 18, 2007

    Imagine if Ryan Adams had left this mortal coil seven years ago, shortly after the release of his critically exalted solo debut,... More >>

  • Radio Birdman: still tuned into the good shit

    published June 13, 2007

    "Keeping it real" is overrated — better to keep it really retarded. The cryptic quartet No Doctors infiltrated the Bay Area in 2004... More >>

  • Two! Hyped! Bands! In! One! Week!

    published May 30, 2007

    Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn describes his band's brand of verbose, guitar-driven splendor as "classic rock with a small ‘c'."... More >>

  • Spooner Oldham: hitchhiking Drive By Trickers country rock ride

    published May 2, 2007

    Cloud Cult 's sprawling new album, The Meaning of 8, is a joyous affair, marrying '90s indie rock guitar jangle with quirky... More >>

  • Metal boys and their Lesbian lovers

    published March 21, 2007

    Christened with a deliberately deceptive moniker, the hirsute lads in Seattle's Lesbian marry psychedelic metal with prog rock for... More >>

  • Under Byen's Icelandic envy

    published March 14, 2007

    Thanks in part to the benevolent gaze of previous tourmates My Morning Jacket, Dr. Dog 's status as Philadelphia's lo-fi-loving motley... More >>

  • Seattle art rock climax

    published February 14, 2007

    Two of the Bay Area's more notable experimental rock upstarts are celebrating new releases this Friday. KIT is a quartet that wields... More >>

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