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Denis Leary and The Enablers Release “F.U.” Single on May 18th

Since George Carlin’s passing, there is no American comedian currently as qualified to make an entire song around the words “F*ck You” as Denis Leary. This is a crooner-led, big band jazz type of a song, mind you.

11 May 2010 | 1 comment | More

Pop Montreal Festival 2010 Stages Liars, Swans, Shonen Knife and More

The ninth year of POP Montreal, Canada’s most eclectic independent music festival, will take place this September 29th to October 3rd, 2010. After 14 years, NYC’s legendary Michael Gira returns to the stage with his dark, post-punk band SWANS, as will the Canadian cult singer MARY MARGARET O’HARA.

11 May 2010 | More

The Joy Formidable and She Keeps Bees at Mercury Lounge, 05.10.10

I was delighted to catch The Joy Formidable’s show at Mercury Lounge last night. As one of the UK’s most exciting bands at the moment, their performance was fantastic, and far exceeded all hype (full disclosure – I’ve seen them before so I knew that already).

11 May 2010 | More