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Boston Calling September 2014 Lineup

The Boston Calling Festival started last year, and this year’s edition, which comes to the city next month, boasts one of the most vanilla festival lineups we’re likely to see this year (which is some kind of achievement). But the festival is apparently successful enough that its organizers have added a second weekend later in [...]

Dutch rock legends Focus release new album ‘Golden Oldies’

Dutch rock legends *Focus *released their eagerly awaited new album on April 14, 2014. Titled *Golden Oldies*, the new release features re-recordings of classic *Focus *tracks, featuring* ‘Hocus Pocus’*,* ‘Sylvia’*, *’House Of The King’* and others. Focus has recently embarked on a world tour in…

Watch Drake Lint Roll His Pants Courtside At Raptors-Nets Game

Drake is taking his position of “global ambassador” for the Toronto Raptors seriously, especially now that the Raptors are in the NBA playoffs and not doing terribly. (The Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets last night, tying up their playoff series at 1-1.) Drake has been courtside for both of the Toronto playoff games, taking fondue-related [...]

Aquarium Drunkard Presents: Maison Dufrene – A Mixtape

Introducing the bouillabaisse of sound that is Maison Dufrene – a vintage vinyl-only serving of southern soul, r&b, country, blues, gospel and beyond. The first of an ongoing collaboration with Louisiana record collector, dj and musicologist, Paul Dufrene. So go ahead, ease back and enjoy some Lonnie Mack.  Download/tracklisting after the jump… Two hours / 42 […]

You Can’t Blame The Ones That You Love

The Both “The Inevitable Shove” Aimee Mann and Ted Leo’s first album as a duo is a study in two artists with very distinct styles trying to find a middle ground where their individual quirks complement each other. This doesn’t always work out – the songwriting is as solid as you’d expect from these total […]