Category Archives: Rock

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Free “MP3 album” from Deerhoof

Deerhoof, one of the most consistently original rock bands of the young millineum, is offering an LP’s worth of free downloads on their website. If you have’t experienced Deerhoof yet, take advantage of the opportunity. Deerhoof fans will surely have … Continue reading

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The Valley hits #1 on KEXP

Seattle fuzz-rockers The Valley hit the number one spot on KEXP’s weekly chart.

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Where were you in ’82?

This week the endlessly entertaining Wolfgang’s Vault adds Judas Priest live in San Antonio, 1982. While you’re soaking in metal nostalgia, see if you can spot the factual error in the concert summary. Faithful Priest acolytes should spot it right … Continue reading

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Marching band Radiohead medley

The University of Arizona marching band performs a Radiohead medley. Do no take my word for it! View it for yourself: Radiohead marching band program. The program includes selections from “Airbag” and “Paranoid Android” from “OK Computer” and “Optimistic” and … Continue reading

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Blue Oyster Cult and Michael Bolton together in Puerto Rico

Eric Bloom, lead singer and guitar player for Blue Oyster Cult (but you knew that), posts photos of some of his favorite guitars and tour t-shirts. Yes, the creepy logo-shaped guitar is featured. There are two of them! Not-to-be-believed Blue … Continue reading

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What the Manisfam is listening to

You know, people are constantly asking me “Doug, what recordings are the musical taste-making Manisfam listening to these days?” Well, here are the previous fifty or so sizzling tracks the Manisfam has auditioned and found to our liking. Click a … Continue reading

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Seattle Weekly’s 2006 Music Awards

The Valley, featuring Lewis-Clark Valleyites Dan, Taku, and Jim, has been nominated for “Best New Artist” in the Seattle Weekly Music Awards. Dan has been nominated for “Best Guitar Player”. Get over there and stuff the ballot for some local … Continue reading

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Big Daddy Dougo’s Manis Mojo Party Mix!

Get down with Big Daddy Dougo’s Manis Mojo Party Mix! Click a song title to launch iTunes and listen to a 30-second sample from the iTunes Music Store. (iTunes seems to offer about half of the music we own, but … Continue reading

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