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    November 29, 2011

    Is This the Coachella 2012 Lineup?

    Coachella 2012 is still more than four months away -- so naturally, it's time to start hyperventilating over rumored lineups for the first year the festival will stretch over two weekends. One "leaked" lineup appeared last week on StarzUncut, a celebrity gossip website with more than 58,000 Twitter ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    Monday's Pick: Tinariwen at Yoshi's

    Thomas Dorn​TinariwenYoshi's SF8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $20-$30The term "desert blues" is more than a little reductive, but it does at least begin to describe the sound of Tinariwen, a North African group of Tuareg tribesmen. Over bass and hand percussion in swaying, trance-like rhythms that threaten t ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    True Soccer Anthems are Catchy, Curse-Laden, and Mean-Spirited

    BLK JKS: On the classier side of World Cup 2010 music​Don't be alarmed to turn on ESPN this month and hear some witty Englishman declare the arc of a round ball through space "inspired," "creative" or "clever." It's World Cup season -- the month-long Super Bowl-meets-Olympics-meets-Mardi Gras of t ... More >>

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    House of Tudor

    A rap-war documentary, the old new wave, and Gypsy-fied French noir

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