Rob Harvilla

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  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Yeah, pal, that's "indie rock," scare quotes very much included. Look, it's a meaningless term. As are "college rock," "alternative," "hipster," etc. Let's not overthink this. Here we have ten splendid records with an amorphous rock 'n' roll desig...

  • 6 years ago | Concerts

    Love and indifference are your only real options with Detroit-based sextet Electric Six. Their remarkable production values are unaffected: Singer Dick Valentine begins shows wearing a customized cape ("FLASHY") for the song "Flashy Man," removing...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    We can all agree that the eons-delayed, punchline-defying, free-Dr.-Pepper-triggering release of Guns N' Roses' Chinese Democracy marks the death of something — some combination of the music industry, "the album" as a unit of cultural import...

  • 7 years ago | Concerts

    In Defense of the Genre, Say Anything's 27-song, two-disc quasi-concept album — which is twice as long and nowhere near as good as its predecessor, 2004's Is a Real Boy — is about Max Bemis' struggles with drug abuse and his very publi...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    In Defense of the Genre, Say Anything's 27-song, two-disc quasi-concept album — which is twice as long and nowhere near as good as its predecessor, 2004's Is a Real Boy — is about Max Bemis' struggles with drug abuse and his very publi...

  • 8 years ago | Interviews

    Most likely, by now, you have fully absorbed Double Up, the latest chart-topping treatise from crazed/brilliant R&B Lothario R. Kelly. Which means that, despite the current attention lavished on lead single ¨I´m a Flirt,¨ you have di...