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RISE AGAINST APATHY: IN OUR GOLDEN AGE OF MCACTIVISM, HOW MUCH CAN ONE ICONIC BAND IMPACT THE SOUND OF DISSENT?

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While peers like Taking Back Sunday and Anti-Flag are riding the nostalgia factor, touring on the merit of their classic albums having anniversaries, Rise Against are selling tickets off their new material, the bulk of which brings a decisively more radical message than most of younger, more vapid apolitical punk rock with a significant fanbase. They’re giving voices to those enduring emotional abuse and taking down child hostages in one fell swoop. Continue reading

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RUN FOR COVER: RADIOHEAD VS. JULIANNA BARWICK: “RECKONER”

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Julianna Barwick reminds us that modesty, as usual, is the winner in the long run. But let’s be frank: her version is the best choral cover of Radiohead out there. Continue reading

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NICOLE BEAUCHAINE’S CUSTOM GUITARS

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Sure, we’ve all seen custom guitars before, but hand-painted guitars are a whole other level of custom—especially Nicole Beauchaine’s. Continue reading

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FOTOBOM: NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE)

I know a girl who thinks of ghosts
She’ll make ya breakfast
She’ll make ya toast
But she don’t use butter
She don’t use cheese
She don’t use jelly
Or any of these

She uses vaseline. Continue reading

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LIVE BLOG REVIEW: RADIOHEAD’S THE KING OF LIMBS FROM START TO FINISH

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I’m Alex Cahiz, an Intern here at The Weekly Dig and I also run the Radiohead Fan Tumblr.
Today Radiohead‘s latest album was released a day early after a 4 year hiatus and a surprise announcement on Monday the 14th.

Today I’ve downloaded the album and will be giving you a play-by-play account of the album as I listen to it song by song:

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