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Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr & Chad Valley Rock The Fillmore with Harmonies and Bubbles

Saturday night  Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr and Chad Valley got the trampoline-like floor of The Fillmore bouncing to a blend of electronic beats, pulsing percussion and smooth vocal melodies. Opener Chad Valley, got the eventing started with its brand of synth pop accompanied by haunting lyrics. Many in the U.S. assume that Chad Valley is the singer’s name, but it’s Read More

Watch Me: “Drown With the Monster” by White Lung

Someone made good use of their advance, and we’re not talking about picking up touring essentials like a new van, clean socks, and a case of Combos, either. Having recently signed to Domino Records, Vancouver’s White Lung seemingly put all that money into the studio for a meaner, more metallic sound. The difference between White […]

The Rockometer: Morning Phase by Beck

    Beck Morning Phase Capitol Records If summer movies have taught us anything, it’s this: The sequel is never as good as the original. There are exceptions, of course: The Dark Knight, The Empire Strikes Back, The Wrath of Khan, and Breakin’ 2 Electric Boogaloo, but as a rule of thumb, this one is […]

The Rockometer: Rave Tapes by Mogwai

    Mogwai Rave Tapes Sub Pop I keep buying Mogwai records because I’m a fan. They got me at a younger age, around the time of the Happy Songs for Happy People tour in the early 2000s. On that night at the Beachland Ballroom, they were so loud they made young women cry. And […]

Doug Tuttle

Sometimes life and the drama that comes with it can twist you up into a giant mess that seems impossible to unravel. Then, out of the blue, something great will come along and completely change your attitude. That something for me is Doug Tuttle&#8217…

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