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The 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love

For once, internet-fostered shamelessness is a good thing, with “The Top 50 Dorkiest Songs You Secretly Love.” Weeklings music editor Robert Burke Warren boldly goes where we’ve all gone before – into the realm of uncool, guilty pleasures; rock, pop, soul, rap, and, of course, disco all get their dork due. You know you love it. Continue reading

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Paul is Still Not Dead: My Middle-aged Mania for Late-stage McCartney

Rumors of Paul McCartney’s creative drought are greatly exaggerated. Mark Donato brings us up to speed on Macca’s remarkable and largely unremarked-upon (until now) output these last couple of decades. Continue reading

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The Girls, Their TVs and The Monkees

Hey, hey, it’s the Monkees, still stealing hearts and wowing audiences after almost a half-century. Writer-DJ Amanda Nazario checks out the band – and the intense fandom – at the Borgota Casino, and leads us into her unwavering, soul-deep crush on one of the best pop groups ever. Continue reading

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Rock On – A Life (So Far) In Music

What do The Roots, RuPaul, Buddy Holly, Rosanne Cash, a disco mullet, and tot rage have in common? The Weeklings’ new music editor, Robert Burke Warren, who shares a bit of his life as a globe-trotting bass player, singer-songwriter, and practitioner of “the quickening art.” Continue reading

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What is Your Inner Classic Rock Persona?

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all have a Classic Rock persona buried inside us. Way, way down inside. With this new precision chart you can unlock your umlauts and allow your hidden self to rampage up and down the Hollywood strip like Jim Morrison’s ghost. Continue reading

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Step Into the Freezer: “Fuego” and the Tao of Phish

Over the next two months, Phish will play 25 shows in which the new album’s ten tracks will subsume into the most expansive oeuvre in music, like baby sea turtles wading toward the ocean, and try to find their way. Lenny DeFranco looks at the second-greatest jam band of all time. Continue reading

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THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MARKY RAMONE

“It never ends. The Ramones just seem to go on and on.” Thomas Dimopoulos talks with Marky Ramone, the drummer of one of the most iconic bands of all time. Continue reading

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