Margaret Griffis

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  • 9 years ago | Concerts

    Most music fans think they know the story of the Sex Pistols fairly well, but when you mention Glen Matlock to them, the name often draws blank stares. They might remember he was their original bass player and left just before the media circus too...

  • 9 years ago | Concerts

    These past few years, the term garage rock has been bandied about in the mainstream press and on music channels in a way that could make one think there's some sort of revival going on. You know the names and the videos, but if you think a couple ...

  • 9 years ago | Concerts

    The early 1990s belong to the silver age of the American do-it-yourself music scene. By the time the new decade dawned, the ability to record, print, and distribute a record or CD was well within the reach of practically anyone in the States, and ...

  • 9 years ago | Stage

    Up Wake: The stage is set: three blank walls, one actor, and no script. For this performance be prepared to go on a sensory journey. Natasha Tsakos's show synchronizes the disciplines of animation, music, and acting, exploring a completely origina...

  • 9 years ago | Concerts

    In late August, the New York Times identified a South Korean man as the star of a YouTube.com video. In it Lim Jeong-hyun (calling himself "Funtwo") played Pachelbel's Canon on his electric guitar. The axe wizard has mad skills, but what really sp...

  • 9 years ago | Concerts

    What constitutes punk rock? Is it a squad of Beach Boys fans donning leather jackets and crooning about drugs and fascists? A bunch of shabbily dressed sods cribbing their poorly executed licks from the New York Dolls catalogue? Sound? Attitude? T...

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