Posts Tagged: metallica

Swinging Modern Sounds #84: Music for Spaceships

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Perhaps space is an inevitable resting place for music of this kind, because time is completely different when conceived of in the vastness of space, and not only because of relativity.

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Songs of Our Lives: Guns N’ Roses’s “Paradise City”

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When people asked what I was going to do after high school, I said, “Leave town.” I wasn’t kidding. I hadn’t applied to a single college.

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Swinging Modern Sounds #73: Prince Rogers Nelson, Guitar Player: A Symposium

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I started thinking about additional, more slantwise ways we might talk about his legacy. What if I organized a bunch of guitar players?

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Sound & Vision: Shannon Conley

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Hard-rocking artist Shannon Conley talks to Allyson McCabe about the exceptional more-than-a-tribute band Lez Zeppelin, her unconventional upbringing by Hindu Baptists, and her role as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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Lou Reed Does it Again

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You’ve probably heard about Lou Reed’s multilayered Poe ventures which have taken on various artistic forms—a concept album, formerly a theater piece, and now a graphic novel. And that’s not all. The latest of his Edgar Allen Poe-themed projects is a collaboration with Metallica. How can Lou Reed take on Poe so multi-artistically? It’s stressing […]

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Last Minute Gift Ideas

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For music fans with questionable taste. Prince Perfume, this is what it smells like when doves cry. The Chemical Romance prom jacket by Hurley (nee Nike). Metallica light switch plate and Kiss caskets (seriously). …read more

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