John McEntire

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    September 27, 2012

    Chris Brokaw on the time he played a show with GG Allin in drag and under an assumed name

    Chris Brokaw has had a career in underground music that sounds like it can't possibly be true: He went to Oberlin College in the '80s, where he met Sooyoung Park, Liz Phair, John McEntire and Stephen Immerwahr. After graduation he played drums briefly with GG Allin, and from there he more or less he ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    Bill Callahan on misunderstandings and his collaborations

    Goya SkyeBill Callahan​ Bill Callahan (due Monday, June 27th) started releasing music under the moniker Smog in 1990. He was connected to the then-emerging underground network of music that included the indie label Kill Rock Stars, which included his song "37 Pushups ." Callahan's emotionally ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008
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    October 13, 2005


    Friday, October 14, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

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    August 26, 2004

    Joan of Arc

    Joan of Arc, Dick Cheney, Mark Twain... (Polyvinyl)

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    June 26, 2003

    Basses Loaded

    Chicago's Brokeback takes some of the noise out of Illinois.

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    March 6, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    The Sea and Cake

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    March 15, 2001


    Standards (Thrill Jockey)

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    December 2, 1999


    Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night

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    December 24, 1998

    Year-End Close-Out

    We've got 1998's best albums in stock, but they're going fast.

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    November 12, 1998
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    October 1, 1998

    One (Or More) Against the World

    Gifted singer-songwriter Rebecca Gates says the Spinanes are both singular and plural.

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    May 28, 1998

    Shell Game

    Tortoise and Isotope 217 bring out two different sides of guitarist Jeff Parker.

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    October 24, 1996

    Lab Rats

    Laetitia Sadier on Stereolab's experiments in sound.

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    May 30, 1996

    Tortoise and the Air

    For Tortoise's John Herndon, it's not just the notes. It's the space between them.

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    May 18, 1994