Tim Moffatt

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  • 9 years ago | Concerts

    As the voice of Los Angeles' legendary punk band X, Exene Cervenka learned plenty about what the genre's all about — being conversational and controversial and not sticking to the narrow confines of three-chord Ramones riffs. With her new ban...

  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    It must be hard to be Hanson — you know, the brothers who "MMMBop"ed their little-boy androgyny onto the walls of many a preteen girl's bedroom in the late '90s. Guess what? They grew up, like even the most unwilling adolescents have a tenden...

  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    A couple of years ago, hip-hop was going through its poodle metal phase. Lots of flashy clothes, Cristal pouring over half-naked girls dancing on parked sports cars. Yeah, it's entertaining, but MTV's rapsloitation has nothing to do with the four ...

  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    I know we're all still suffering a sugar hangover from the sensory overload of pop puppets and the hairless corpulent Svengalis manipulating the strings in honor of a dollar. However, New Edition has more in common with the Jackson 5 than with fac...

  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    What was show business like before Survivor made stars out of nobodies for eating a horse's ass or American Idol dolled up the willing in order to exploit their mug first and then their pipes? Apparently, at one time, there was some real work put ...

  • 10 years ago | Concerts

    The fact that rock 'n' roll never gets old is what keeps it churning out wild-eyed hopefuls, desperate to make a racket and rebel against... whatever you got. This is instinctual music; either you got it or you don't. These days, there are a lot o...

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