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Did You Know: John McCain Owns 13 Cars

As reported online this weekend by Newsweek, a search of public vehicle records finds that John McCain and his wife own 13 cars, as opposed the one owned by Barack Obama and his wife. Whatever this means, if anything is up to you of course, but a few of the makes call into question McCain’s […]

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Russian Circles Interview on Synthesis.net

Former Synthesis Band You’ve Never Heard Of…OF THE DAY!!111, Russian Circles is up to some big shit. They’re new full length, the Matt Bayles-produced Station is basically one of the raddest records of ’08, and after their current tour with Daughters, they are hitting the road with some random band named Coheed and Cambria. Check […]

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ALL Reuniting For Riot Fest 2008!

Fort Collins-based punk legends ALL have just announced plans to reunite for this year’s Riot Festival in Chicago, IL, being held October 10-12. News alone of an ALL reunion is enough to bring their seething fanbase to its collective knees, even without the added bonus that the reunion is with none other than former ALL […]

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Team Saucony Sports: No Helmet Required

Last week, Team Saucony wrote me a nice little note, telling me about their web site, www.teamsaucony-originals.com. The site focuses on Saucony’s sponsorship of alternative team sports, the ones “that don’t require cleats, pads or helmets.” That’s totally up my alley. The reason why I got into music in the first place was because I […]

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Liz Phair Returns to Guyville

Though her recent albums have been pretty awful, Liz Phair’s Exile in Guyville still stands the test of time. To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Dave Matthews’s ATO Records is releasing a special edition of the landmark, out of print album with four unreleased B-sides and a DVD, Guyville Redux, a 60-minute making-of documentary.  Guyville Redux […]

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Chicago, IL

I’m going to be perfectly honest here, I haven’t showered in five days, and I stink. I’m usually pretty clean, but there have been a lack of showers so far on this tour. Even if there were a shower somewhere I probably wouldn’t have time to use it. Usually it’s hurry up and wait, but […]

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