• Almost Acoustic

    Amon Tobin opts for real-life instruments for his latest sampledelic sojourn   By Jasen T. Davis   Amon Tobin samples music to create songs the way Rembrandt used color to create art. He has

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  • Erin Go Bragh

    The Dropkick Murphys rise to the top by staying true to their Celtic roots   By Paul Rogers   “We’re just a hard working band; we don’t really have delusions of grandeur,” says Dropkick

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  • Mak Daddy

    Dim Mak record founder/DJ Steve Aoki goes even deeper into the electro house scene   By Jasen T. Davis   Steve Aoki has been rocking L.A.’s electro house underground since his days as a

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  • Divine Retribution

    Eyehategod’s Mike Williams talks about being down and out   By Alex Distefano   Since 1988, New Orleans-based cult “sludge” metal band Eyehategod has been creating some of the

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  • Shining Through

    Pretty Lights brings his mashup ways to Identify Fest at Shoreline   By David Jenison   It’s not every electronic artist who can say he came up with jam bands. Derek Smith, the

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  • The Chef Serves it Up

    Raekwon brings back the Linx for Rock the Bells   By Paul Rogers   “I’ve done terrible things,” sighs Raekwon. “Comin‘ up in the street, just being wild; getting into trouble; not

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  • Still Qualified to Represent

    Sublime With Rome are about to start a riot—with a new album   By Liquid Todd   Sublime singer Bradley Nowell may be gone, but there is no need to panic because the boys are back! The

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  • Evil Dread

    The Supervillains unleash positive reggae with Postcards from Paradise    By Jasen T. Davis   The Supervillains plays reggae music with roots deep in the heart of Jamaican dancehalls,

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