New York Dolls Keep Dolling and Other Assorted Goodies

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Here's a selection of the best of last week's music blogging from around the Village Voice chain:

Timeless tunes, a pirate shirt and a large cougar on the prowl are just a few of the highlights of this New York Dolls show review.

This is going to make a great Behind the Music: Avant-Garde Edition episode some day: former Cop Shoot Cop guitarist attempts robbery to fuel his drug addiction, gets ass kicked, is sentenced to probation and rehab. Stay tuned for the ending!

Apple pulls a few homophobic dancehall songs from iTunes, but is it corporate responsibility or corporate censorship?

Feist delivers shadow plays and sweet, sweet music in an opulent, reserved setting.

Despite an understandable and natural aversion to Kid Rock, this reviewer is assimilated at the Kid's show and ends up having a surprisingly good time.

Folk singer Michelle Shocked sets the record straight on her supposed lesbianism, leftist politics and recently found Christian faith.

In honor of Earth Day, Captain Planet lists his top ten worst environmental songs.

Thanks to Weezer and Lil' Wayne, album cover design hits a new low, but may be achieving a design aesthetic christened the new ugly.

Sonic Youth can still bring it, despite Thurston Moore's assertion that he's half a century old. Maybe it's something to do with putting the word "youth" in the band name? Also, there are some great photos.

In case you're one of the two people that hasn't heard yet, let me inform you that Prince played a psychedelic cover of Radiohead's "Creep" at Coachella. There's video, but watch it quick before the YouTube police take it down. -- Cory Casciato

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