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RUN FOR COVER: STEVIE WONDER VS. WILL SMITH: “I WISH / WILD, WILD WEST”

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For someone in his 60s, Stevie Wonder is more than an American icon. He’s a prodigy. Will Smith knew that and didn’t even try to play with the original. Instead, he got as ridiculous as it gets.
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DANCING AT THE DISCOTHEQUE WITH STARS

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“People who fell in love with Funeral and You Forgot It In People were having sex for the first time and getting stoned for the first time and wanting to move out of their house and realizing that life sucks — aka growing up. We happened to be lucky enough to be there.” Continue reading

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RUN FOR COVER: SMOKEY ROBINSON VS. POND: “TEARS OF A CLOWN”

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Covering Motown staples can be a tricky thing: there’s so much foundation, so much charm, and so little room for improvement. Pond acknowledged that and sat down to play their own loose, fun version. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: JOANNA GRUESOME

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“It’s normally a small percentage of losers on the internet who reply with sexist comments or start debating about semantic nonsense, but obviously those people justify the need for loud feminist voices. They make you realize that it’s easy to start living in a bubble and forgetting that shit is basically the norm.” Continue reading

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REVIEW: VANS WARPED TOUR AT XFINITY CENTER

For 20 years, Kevin Lyman and his crew at Vans have been giving the masses the best reason each summer to blow off work for a day and hit the tarmac for a long day of punk, ska, metal, hardcore, rap, dub, pop and everything in between. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: TOMMY BENEDETTI OF JOHN BROWN’S BODY

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“I always feel that we’re trying to be still an underground band and still on the fringe, and I like that.” Continue reading