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Live: Music Picks Sept. 19-25

By City Weekly Staff
POSTED // Sep 19,2013 - As Muse has developed beyond initial “Radiohead with Freddie Mercury as the lead singer” categorizations, their songs have become bigger and more bombastic, their topics more geared toward politics, paranoia

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Live: Music Picks Sept. 12-18

By City Weekly Staff
POSTED // Sep 12,2013 - Someone recently tweeted that if David Lynch ever brought back the cult-favorite murder-mystery TV show Twin Peaks, Murder by Death should write the score.

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Live: Music Picks Sept. 5-11

By Kolbie Stonehocker
POSTED // Sep 5,2013 - MGMT brought “need more cowbell jokes” to the front of fans’ minds with the release of new song “Your Life Is a Lie,” from their new self-titled album, out Sept. 17.

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Live: Music Picks Aug. 29-Sept. 4

By Kolbie Stonehocker
POSTED // Aug 29,2013 - At what will probably be the coolest birthday party ever, legendary jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter will share the stage with fellow greats including the jazz quintet Sound Prints—led by acclaimed saxophonist

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Live: Music Picks Aug. 22-28

By Kolbie Stonehocker
POSTED // Aug 22,2013 - Scott Mescudi, aka Kid Cudi, hit online-sensation status in 2008 with his debut single “Day ’n’ Nite,” on which he pioneered a more melodic style of sing-rapping, popularized notably by rapper Drake.

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Live: Music Picks Aug. 15-21

By City Weekly Staff
POSTED // Aug 15,2013 - An underrated emcee from an underrated city, Blueprint is part of a long list of influential mid-2000s rap acts hailing from the Midwest capital of Columbus, Ohio.

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Live: Music Picks Aug. 8-14

By City Weekly Staff
POSTED // Aug 8,2013 - It’s probably hard not to feel like you’re living under a shadow when you have a parent who’s as famous as blues legend John Lee Hooker. But his son takes the high expectations of listeners and critics in stride

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Live: Music Picks Aug. 1-7

By Kolbie Stonehocker
POSTED // Aug 1,2013 - It’s a tale of luxurious hair, tight leather pants and RAWK. What started out in the 1980s in England as a goth-rock outfit called The Southern Death Cult eventually became Death Cult, which was later revamped

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Live: Music Picks July 25-31

By Kolbie Stonehocker
POSTED // Jul 25,2013 - The vision of America conjured by The Deadstring Brothers is one of howling coyotes, rugged mountains and sunsets untouched by a city skyline.

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Live: Music Picks July 18-24

You Are Plural, Dan Tedesco, Rancid, R&B Rendezvous, Bad Rabbits, Dessa, Maldives

By Kolbie Stonehocker
POSTED // Jul 18,2013 - Indie-rock trio You Are Plural hail from the enchanted forests of the Pacific Northwest (Olympia, Wash., specifically), so it’s no surprise that they’d pen lyrics like, “Raised in the shadows of forest at night
 
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