Roger Miller

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    April 30, 2012

    Live Review, 4/27/12: Miranda Lambert Is a No-B.S. American Great

    Miranda LambertChris YoungJerrod NiemanFriday, April 27, 2012Shoreline AmpitheatreBetter than: Every other currently touring Nashville hitmaker, for reasons gone into below. The short version: Blake Shelton showed up. The Pistol Annies did five songs. Lambert's band actually rocked when it tried to ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Saturday Night: Fuckaroos, Sandwitches, Earth Girl Helen Brown, Sonny & the Sunsets Cover for Loud Fast Fools at Amnesia

    Romana MachadoFuckaroos​ Fuckaroos, Sandwitches, Earth Girl Helen Brown, Sonny & the SunsetsApril 2, 2011@ Amnesia BarBetter than: Pulling the mask off the old Lone Ranger. It seems everyone's tired of hipsters, but no one's tired of complaining about them but me. You can scarce swing a dead ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    The Five Weirdest Movie Performances By Rock Musicians

    Putting rock musicians in movies has been a catchpenny ploy since about fifteen minutes after rock music began to hit nationwide in the mid-1950s. The crusty-nosed brats buying all the records were, after all, the very same unruly vermin clogging American drive-ins every weekend. At first, acts were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    The Devil Makes Three at the Independent

    ​Santa Cruz's The Devil Makes Three, a trio consisting of two guitars and standup bass, plays a refreshingly contemporary, riotous, and punk-tinged amalgamation of folk, country, and ragtime. While their sound may be partially derived from dated genres often wrongly associated with tame performanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    On the Record: Spinning Around the City with Matt Bonar of 1964

    DJs are natural curators. They go into the dusty stacks (or plow through the billions of MP3s online) to pull out only the choice music cuts for their sets. But we wanted to know how they rate as guides for more than just your ears and hips. In our newest All Shook Down column, On the Record, we tak ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Saturday Night: Mission of Burma at the Independent

    ​Mission of Burma, Erase Errata, The Independent, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 Better than: Watching your dad's high school garage band relive their glory days. ​It seems like all the original indie rock icons are on a reunion, revival, or new album tour this year: Sonic Youth, The Pixies, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    8 Internet Memes That Just Won't Die

    via webhamster.comThe Hamster Dance Back when the Hamster Dance - a series of animated hamsters dancing to Roger Miller's "Whistle Stop" -  hit the Internet in 1998, few people thought it would be the first of a slew of Internet memes that bounce around our collective consciousness with li ... More >>

  • Music

    September 24, 2008
  • News

    March 1, 2006

    Oh, Pioneers

    Behold - the forgotten history of the Beau Brummels, the true originators of the San Francisco sound of the '60s

  • Culture

    June 23, 2004

    Seen and Heard

    Translating Twain's tale into a musical even the deaf can enjoy

  • Music

    July 24, 2002
  • Music

    December 12, 2001

    John Hartford

    RCA Country Legends (Buddha); Gum Tree Canoe (Rounder); Hamilton Ironworks (Rounder)

  • Film

    March 29, 2000

    Zoom Lens

    Noises Off

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