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Monthly Archives: June 2017


The Crooked Path to Badfinger’s “Straight Up”

Geoff Emerick, George Harrison, and Todd Rundgren all had a hand in the extended production of this 1971 album.

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6 New Comedy Specials That Hold Nothing Back

Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, and Dave Chappelle aren’t the only ones pushing the boundaries of stand-up.

What Wine Pairs Best with … Pink Floyd?

Folks who are into music generally enjoy life’s other pleasures, too, including food and drink. So we thought it’d be fun to combine those two pursuits and see what comes of it.

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A Music Lover’s Guide to Las Vegas

With venues like Brooklyn Bowl, the Bunkhouse, and the Smith Center, there’s no shortage of music in Sin City.

Cropped public domain photo of The Grateful Dead by Chris Stone via Flickr

The Day the Grateful Dead Shed Their “World’s Largest Cult Band” Status

Making its MTV debut 30 years ago today on Jun. 19, 1987, the Grateful Dead’s “Touch of Grey” video marked the precise moment at which the Grateful Dead shed their “world’s largest cult band” moniker and belatedly joined the American mainstream.