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Flava Fest adds some spice to fall

More music festivals should take place in the fall. It seems obvious, but organizers at Coachella, Pitchfork and hundreds of jazz festivals warp our Summer Ale-addled minds into thinking that it’s hip to dehydrate. Thankfully,

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Flava Fest adds some spice to fall

More music festivals should take place in the fall. It seems obvious, but organizers at Coachella, Pitchfork and hundreds of jazz festivals warp our Summer Ale-addled minds into thinking that it’s hip to dehydrate. Thankfully,

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Interview: Girl Talk’s Greg Gillis

Girl Talk’s Greg Gillis, an awkward white guy with cat-like turquoise eyes, disagreed with me. His latest album, “Night Ripper,” is a pureed mash-up of hundreds of Top 40 samples, with each song layering twenty-some

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VHS or Beta defy expectations

VHS or Beta were running late.They thought they could leave some of their equipment in New York, but that turned into a mess that put them hours behind schedule. Still, the band arrived at Johnny

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Rocky Road

It’s becoming increasingly harder to remain a day tripper with the sound of some music festivals in the distance. It’s also becoming harder to distinguish some of them from an uninhibited form of summer camp.