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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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Rock and Roll Coffee: An Interview with Nick Hipa of Wovenwar

Wovenwar guitarist and co-founder Nick Hipa sits down with Weeklings Music Editor Joe Daly to discuss the origins of his band, the collapse of As I Lay Dying and just what “Wovenwar” really means. Continue reading

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Dionysian Trap Muzik

Christian Kerr examines the violent and economically-biased cultural forces that have inspired trap music and considers the larger issue of just who has a right to analyze this music. Continue reading

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The 50 Most Epic Deaths in Song

Joe Daly breaks down the 50 most epic deaths in song. Perfect for Monday coffee, long drives and 3 a.m. resin-soaked debates after the bars have all closed. Continue reading

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