Around the Voice: Dum Dum Girls' Past Gets Unwrapped
I Will Be reluctant to answer questions about my past
Voice Media publications' music sections. Just for kicks. Here's last
Owl City has a song called "Hello Seattle" and Seattle
TicketsSat., Jul. 29, 7:30pm
Prince Royce - Five Tour
TicketsSun., Jul. 30, 7:30pm
Foreigner w/ Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
TicketsTue., Aug. 1, 7:00pm
Double Feature: Straight No Chaser/Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox
TicketsTue., Aug. 1, 7:30pm
Blondie & Garbage: The Rage and Rapture Tour
TicketsTue., Aug. 8, 7:00pm
Weekly likes that fact.
The story behind Sonny Smith's 100 Records, an exhibit of fake album covers, resides in the SF Weekly.
LA Weekly's Chris Martins does a strong bit of investigative reporting in his profile of Dum Dum Girls frontwoman Dee Dee, AKA ex-Grand Ole Party's Kristin Gundred.
Even Erykah Badu gets starstruck during a conversation with the Dallas
"That's Horshack!" she screams with glee. "That's Arnold
Horshack! I just saw Arnold Horshack from Welcome Back, Kotter!
Just walking down the road! On Park and 34th!"
In Village Voice, Rob Harvilla's always-mesmerizing
prose regarding Badu's even-more-mesmerizing New Amerykah Part
Two: Return of the Ankh, Rich Juzwiak pulls no punches regarding
Usher's newest release, Raymond v. Raymond:
Perhaps this show-and-no-tell is Usher lying to us to
re-energize his career. Perhaps it's something more diabolical, a
smoke-and-mirrors exploitation to dupe those who care too much about his
personal life into buying music that barely mentions it. Either way,
he's too occupied to explain: Raymond mostly explores its hero's status
as a gay divorcé (no homo, as far as we can tell).
Riverfront Times hosts a fun look
back at Tegan and Sara's 1999 hairstyles before digging into the Sainthood
goodies, and a round-up of Cheap Trick's activity during South by
Southwest with a Q&A
with Robin Zander and Rick Neilsen.
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