Dylan's Nobel prize settles debate: Rock lyrics are poetry

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Bob Dylan is the songwriter who opened up the doors of possibility to all who followed. He was the mysterious bard with a guitar who sent out... Read more

Anti-Trump pop protesters get busy, roll out '30 Days, 30 Songs'

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Should Donald Trump become President, it will be a boon for the productivity of at least one American industry: pop protest music. This past... Read more

Review: Sigur Ros, majestic and metallic at the Academy of Music

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“There are only two kinds of music: Good, and the other kind,” Duke Ellington is said to have said. (The quote has also been attributed... Read more

Review: Robert Earl Keen & Lyle Lovett, old friends back together at the Keswick

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Lyle Lovett is such a self-contained entity - from his tailored suits and tightly knotted tie to the precise, pearly notes he finger picks... Read more

Seu Jorge's 'Life Aquatic' tribute to David Bowie adds second Union Transfer show

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Bowie, Bowie, and more Bowie. Since the Thin White Duke's death in January there have been various and sundry ways to celebrate his life and... Read more

Kanye West postpones Philadelphia show at Wells Fargo Center 'due to family concerns'

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In the wake of his wife Kim Kardashian being robbed while held at gunpoint on Sunday night in Paris, Kanye West has postponed his Wells Fargo... Read more

Music Picks: James Blake, Bad Religion & Against Me!, Michael McDermott, Kanye West

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James Blake It's hard to pin down James Blake's place in the musical landscape, and that's a wonderful thing. The British artist is in league... Read more

Review: Green Day, back in action at the Tower Theater

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The get-in-the-mood music played at the Tower Theater before Green Day took the stage on Thursday night delivered a one-two punch. First, Queen's... Read more