Stealing riffs and loser beats

Why can British bands get away with doing Americana, but when U.S. bands cop accents and attempt Brit-pop, it's just pretentious? Double standard notwithstanding,…

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Mixing an ElixIr with med students

“Elixir” is one of my best-loved words, along with “pumpkin,” “festoon,” and “open-bar” (oh, hyphen-schmyphen). When I fantasize that I am on Inside the…

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Hear This

The monsters of instrumental hip hop (and Dave Matthews) invade S.F.

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