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  • Review: 'The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs' by Greil Marcus

    Review: 'The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs' by Greil Marcus
    We now live in the seventh decade of rock 'n' roll, and it has never felt more irrelevant, if such a thing can be gauged by contemporary radio playlists now dominated by slick rappers and aerobicized dance divas. Even terrestrial radio today plays less of a role than it did in 1964, when a young Greil Marcus discovered the Beatles, paying $2 to a friend to listen to a song on the album "With the Beatles," the 1963 British version that his father had brought over from England.
  • Rob Young's 'Electric Eden'

    Rob Young's 'Electric Eden'
    Rob Young's "Electric Eden" is a rich, overgrown garden of a book. Subtitled "Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music," its ostensible purpose is to chronicle the late 1960s/early 1970s heyday of British folk rock: artists such as Fairport Convention, Nick...

    B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 1: Weezer and Titus Andronicus Dominate in Hartford

    B.O.M.B. Fest, Day 1: Weezer and Titus Andronicus Dominate in Hartford
    Call it a toss-up: Weezer and Titus Andronicus were the best of the 37 bands performing Saturday on the first day of this year’s B.O.M.B. Fest at Comcast Theatre in Hartford. Weezer was a given: the veteran power-pop band has the experience and the...

    Avett Brothers to headline Norfolk's Ted Constant Center on Sept. 20

    Avett Brothers to headline Norfolk's Ted Constant Center on Sept. 20
    North Carolina's Avett Brothers -- a popular and influential rock band that draws on both bluegrass and punk -- will headline a show at the Ted Constant Center in Norfolk on Sept. 20. Tickets -- $40 and $45 -- go on sale 10 a.m. June 10 through Coxtix....

    10 things you might not know about Iowa

    10 things you might not know about Iowa
    Tuesday will mark the Iowa caucuses, the first voting that counts in the presidential race. During this quadrennial ritual, politicians conduct "retail politics," whether or not the people buy it. Here are 10 facts that can withstand the upcoming...