News blog shortcut, September 18 edition

Pray to the Priest.

Boss blog.

Backbeat Online unearths a series of killer bootlegs from the long-gone Rainbow Music Hall, including performances by acts as disparate as Judas Priest and Graham Parker and the Rumour. You can't be too strong. Additional features: A blog about DeVotchKa taking it on the chin courtesy of the Los Angeles Times and a pro-condom clip by Warped Tour-friendly Animo. No glove, no love.

Cafe Society checks in with Jonathan Shikes' pan of Chedd's. And visit The Cat's Pajamas to catch up on all your style needs. Follow the thread. -- Michael Roberts

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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