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The Dude's identity is strongly informed by music. As a former Metallica roadie and free love-era denizen still trying ... More >>
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Somewhere between rock & roll's spiritual mystique and a distinctly unhinged surrealist pathology, you'll find the lair of bizarro-art-imitates-music tribe The Residents. Unprecedented, with no discernible frame of reference save for a magnificently ... More >>
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival seemed to go off smoothly again this year, but its cousin, the weekend's Stagecoach country music concert, seems to have had problems with sex crimes.
Some are implicating the fest's more liberal alcohol policy, which lets 21-and-up patrons bring in case ... More >>
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If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down ... More >>