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  • Fliptroniks Smartphone Wallet Case for the Galaxy S4
    Fliptroniks Smartphone Wallet Case for the Galaxy S4
    We carry a lot of gear around with us now. I routinely leave the house with keys, a wallet, a BT headset, and my phone. My Wife leaves the house with a full purse. Products which can help us consolidate some of that kit are greatly appreciated...
  • Wilco setlist: Solid Sound Festival, Mass MoCa, North Adams, MA 6/21/13
    Wilco setlist: Solid Sound Festival, Mass MoCa, North Adams, MA 6/21/13
    Wilco opened their sold-out Solid Sound Festivallast night at Mass MoCa, North Adams, Massacusetts with their highly anticipated all-request all-covers show and from all reports it was a blast.Songs by the Beatles, Big Star, Dylan, the Rolling...
  • Pad & Quill Covers
    Pad & Quill: Making the case for books
    With the constant influx of technology that boasts faster processing, an almost endless list of functions and an ever-thinner profile, there seem to be an undercurrent of departure from all things analog. Fear not, fellow page-turners: Pad &...
  • Anthrax - 'Anthems'
    Anthrax - 'Anthems' album review
    Anthrax has always been much more hit than miss when it comes to covering other artists’ songs. Quite often, the NYC thrash titans think way outside the box and aren’t afraid to cover songs by acts as disparate as Public Enemy, the...
  • Lauren O' Connell's Covers album
    Lauren O' Connell provides her own flair to some classic songs
    Neq York folk artist, Lauren O'Connell, recently released her Covers album, which features her unique take on some of her favorite songs.Tracks by Bruce Springsteen ("Dancing In the Dark"), Bob Dylan ("Don't Think Twice, It&...
  • Ol' Puddin'head plays for Occupy Little Rock
    Ol' Puddin'head is one of Arkansas' musical treats
    On most nights, somewhere in Little Rock, Arkansas, there’ll be a pool hall or beer joint with the sounds of one of Arkansas’ undiscovered gems, Ol’ Puddin’head.Ol’ Puddin’head got his start when he heard Todd...
  • Black Tambourine
    Black Tambourine to reunite, release EP of Ramones covers
    Legendary fuzz-pop group Black Tambourine, last seen together nearly two decades ago, has announced that they will be reuniting for several shows in order to celebrate Chickfactor magazine's 20th anniversary. They, along with Lilys, Frankie...
  • Angie Vazquez
    Rolling In The Deep cover by Los Vazquez Sounds strikes viral gold
    Unless you've been recovering from being pepper sprayed or knocked onconscious at a Wal-Mart stampede for $2 waffle irons, you've heard about a British phenomenon named Adele. She's taken over the charts, airwaves, and downloads in...
  • Jenny Dee
    Beatles Complete on Ukelele pays tribute to Black History Month
    The Beatles Complete on Ukelele, the ongoing project to put every Beatles song on ukelele, will honor Black History Month will two special tracks dedicated to the Beatles and the flow of ideas to black culture.The first, which was released Tuesday...
  • Love and Mersey
    Dutch Beatles tribute band covers 'Back in the USSR' in Russian - download it!
    The Dutch Beatles Tribute Band Love and Mersey played for 10,000 fans at the "Beatles Forever" Festival in Minsk in 2007. Backstage, the group's lead singer Marcel also met his future wife Anna from Moscow there for the first time....
  • Beatles Tribute Band
    Tribute Bands Are Not Cheesy When You Need Cheese
    In today's economy it is sometimes hard to budget for our favorite bands when they come into the area. Also, sometimes some of our favorite bands are no longer touring because of a death in the band, an inability to reconcile artistic...
  • Best covers of 2010
    Best covers of 2010
    Snow angels. Mittens. Hot chocolate. Yes, it’s that time of year. Time for best, worst, top n, and death lists. Of all the lists we’ve seen so far, our favorite comes from Ana Marie Cox, Washington DC Correspondent for GQ Magazine.And...
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    Mates of State's Crushes: An Unrequited Compilation
    First rule of doing a cover; do the original justice whilst providing something new to the listener. When it works well it can elevate both the original and new version; a recent example being Nada Surf’s version of Kate Bush’s &ldquo...
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    Pink Floyd's Waters, Gilmour to reunite again
    This will happen again. (AP photo) In aFacebook poston July 14, Roger Waters explained how the one-offreunion with David Gilmourhappened - and revealed that it will happen again.The post reads, in its entirety:So here's what happened. Last year, ...
  • The new album, out July 20
    Amanda Palmer and her ukulele take on Radiohead
    New Release: Amanda Palmer Plays the Popular Hits of Radiohead on Her Magical Ukulele (July 20, 8ft. Records) Dresden Dolls leader and Evelyn Evelyn member Amanda Palmer is celebrating her liberation from Roadrunner Records with a special EP of...