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2011 Stories by PAUL SAITOWITZ

Archives: 2011 | 2010
  • Sederra Use Their Power for Good

    published October 20, 2011

    The members of Sederra couldn't sit idly by. Not when it was in their hometown, and not when it was someone they were familiar with. The... More >>

  • 311, the De Facto Jam Band

    published August 18, 2011

    The more than two-decade path to stardom for Omaha rock combo 311 has taken the outfit down a circuitous path—from early grassroots fans,... More >>

  • The Slackers Show the Ska-matics of Longevity

    published July 28, 2011

    Two decades is hardly something for a group referring to itself as the Slackers to overlook. Most bands barely survive a quarter of that... More >>

  • Lucero Show Home Is Where the Band Is

    published June 30, 2011

    As mouthpiece and musical architect for Memphis-based, countrified-rock combo Lucero, Ben Nichols will spend a healthy portion of this summer... More >>

  • Big 4: Let There Be Metal

    published April 21, 2011

    A week or so after the hipsters depart from the formerly pristine grass of the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio but before the red-staters move in... More >>

  • Conor Oberst Lets Off the Happiness!

    published April 7, 2011

    Even Conor Oberst is petrified by something. The Nebraska-raised singer/songwriter who is, by just about all accounts, a generational talent on... More >>

  • Collecting Datarock

    published March 10, 2011

    The crazy Norwegians in Datarock have concocted a nice "fuck you" to the system that's heralding the decline of the music industry and physical... More >>

  • Civet: Now With Boys!

    published February 24, 2011

    Liza Graves, guitarist and primary mouthpiece for Long Beach punk combo Civet, recently reached a transformative realization. The Suicide Girls... More >>

  • Fiction Reform Tell a Familiar Story

    published February 10, 2011

    Orange County is no stranger to swirling wall-of-sound distortion backed by double-time beats and raucous vocals holding it all together (read:... More >>

  • Cradle of Filth's Rock of Monsters

    published February 3, 2011

    Dani Filth ain't that dirty. While the moniker of Cradle of Filth's front man conjures images of caked sludge living under fingernails,... More >>

  • Amos Lee Is a Man With a Mission

    published January 27, 2011

    It's easy to get hung up on Amos Lee's prodigious vocal talent. His pitch-perfect voice has just enough snarl matched with dollops of delicacy... More >>

  • Chris Carrabba Doesn't Remain the Same

    published January 13, 2011

    He is who you think he is. Beyond the hardcore/teen-idol exterior, Chris Carrabba—the brains and brawn behind Dashboard... More >>

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