Grammy-tastic! Last night, amid goofy, sexually tense intergenerational banter between co-hosts LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States announced the nominees for its 54th Grammy Awards, airing Sunday, February 10, on CBS. Genre-bending ... More >>
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The Swell Season brings stirring songs to the Fillmore.
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Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
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Ten reasons Ween is better than your favorite band.
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Local punks lose the horns, keep the logo
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7-Elevens, Laundromats, bowling alleys, People magazine, the Discovery Channel, Elvis. Poet Campbell McGrath mines deep into pop culture and hits a vein.
Former Broken Spec Matthew Sabatella finds time for the spotlight
Local hero Karlzen wrestles with her image and herself
Here comes another singer-songwriter-guitarist-plumber
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Robert Allen vanished from Coral Gables to find something magical
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