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Listen to this while high: Tunabunny's Minima Moralia.Behind the buzz: Behold the prose accompanying the second album from this Athens, Ga., riot squad: "On last year's debut album, Tunabunny was out to destroy rock music. With Minima Moralia, they intend to redeem it." Oh, as they say, ... More >>
Kevin HendersonThe Raveonettes at Bimbo's last night.The RaveonettesTamarynMay 10, 2011@ Bimbo's 365 ClubBetter than: Love in a trash can.Bimbo's 365 Club was built in 1931, during the latter years of Prohibition. Despite its status as San Francisco's first modern nightclub, you can still see des ... More >>
Manic Street Preachers Faced with declining concert revenues, mega-promoters Live Nation have come up with a unique solution--a "passport" to select shows throughout the end of the year with a one-time fee. Titled "Club Passport," the new service costs $49.99 and allows patrons to see unlimi ... More >>
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