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2006 Stories by Lewis Goldberg

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  • Good Vibrations

    published December 7, 2006

    Ever been in a situation you’ve been in countless times before, but for some reason this time it just feels different? Like the stars are... More >>

  • Texas Two-Step

    published August 3, 2006

    There's an obvious kinship between roots music and punk rock. When you break it down, there probably isn't anything more DIY than grabbing an... More >>

  • Rhythm and Potatoes

    published June 22, 2006

    The music biz used to be full of guys like Edwin McCain — journeyman rockers who sold just enough records to keep the suits happy... More >>

  • How the Other Half Rocks

    published June 15, 2006

    There may be only one way to rock, but there's more than a few to party down with the Red Rocker, AKA Sammy Hagar. Be it fronting Van... More >>

  • Dark Lords of the Six String

    published June 8, 2006

    Prepare to face the dark side of the Force. The Dark Lords of the (metal) Sith are about to invade South Florida. Well, maybe this isn't quite... More >>

  • Finnegans Shake

    published June 1, 2006

    Ghostface Killah's epic Fishscale is the Finnegans Wake of 2006: a dense, textured... More >>

  • Water in Your Ear

    published May 25, 2006

    Martin County isn't the sort of place where you'd expect to find a hotbed of post-jazz musical innovation. But don't tell that to the Stuart trio... More >>

  • Time Bomb

    published May 25, 2006

    Are you rabid for Rancid? Craving the Clash? Or, perhaps, sick for some Social Distortion? Do the Circle Jerks yank your chain? If you answered... More >>

  • Play With Fire, Boys

    published May 18, 2006

    It's been a rough couple of years for Delaware emo-core stalwarts Boy Sets Fire. Since the release of the band's major-label debut, 2003's... More >>

  • Here's the Catch

    published April 20, 2006

    The artist formerly known as the Artist Formerly Known as Prince once sang, “Tonight, we’re gonna party like its 1997!” Okay, maybe... More >>

  • Not Backin' Down

    published April 20, 2006

    2006 is the Year of the Queers. Not South Florida’s sizable gay community, but the politically incorrect, potty-mouthed pop-punkers... More >>

  • For Pete’s Sake

    published April 13, 2006

    What’s that you say? There’s the chance to rock out to seven bands, bid on some cool art, and help out a cancer patient?... More >>

  • Life in Hell

    published April 13, 2006

    There are few more tragic examples of man’s cruelty to other men than the Holocaust, and few more riveting documents about attempting to... More >>

  • Creatures of the Zodiac

    published April 6, 2006

    You know those paper place mats you always see on the table at the neighborhood Chinese restaurant – the ones with little illustrations of... More >>

  • Two Snaps in a Circle

    published April 6, 2006

    He may not be as big a star as his former In Living Color castmates Jamie Foxx and Jim Carey, but Detroit native David Alan Grier is... More >>

  • Modern Comedy

    published March 16, 2006

    Despite its name, Mod 27 is not a Who cover band. But as one of top improv troupes in South Florida, you can bet its performances are every... More >>

  • Striking Matches

    published March 9, 2006

    When Billy Bragg sang, “Revolution is just a T-shirt away, ” the guys at Sub City Records surely took his words to heart. The... More >>

  • Starting (On)Line

    published March 2, 2006

    Now that the 2006 Winter Olympics are over, there’s only one Starting Line you need to know about, and it has nothing to do with the... More >>

  • Disturbing D Chords

    published February 16, 2006

    There’s nothing particularly disturbing about Disturbed. In fact, the music industry is anything but disturbed by the multi-platinum... More >>

  • Rollin’ on a Riverwalk

    published February 9, 2006

    According to legend, the blues was born along the Mississippi River Delta when Robert Johnson met the devil at the crossroads and sold him his... More >>

  • Know Your Rites

    published February 2, 2006

    Winter is over. Okay, winter isn’t officially over, but those three days in January when you can wear a leather jacket without looking like a... More >>

  • Canada South

    published January 26, 2006

    The Canadians are coming, and we’re not talking about Rush’s 30th Anniversary tour. We’re talking snowbirds… French Canadian... More >>

  • Master Blasters

    published January 19, 2006

    There's Americana music, and then there's American Music, and in the anything-goes days of the early 1980s L.A. punk scene, the... More >>

  • Creative Commerce

    published January 19, 2006

    Complain all you want about Florida’s hurricanes and oppressive humidity. In January, while most of the nation is freezing its kabushkas off,... More >>

  • Whoopi Goldberg

    published January 19, 2006

    Whoopi Goldberg’s done so much in her career that calling her an overachiever is like saying Bill Clinton is merely a... More >>

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