Author Archives: Annie Zaleski

Review: The Replacements at Riot Fest Toronto, August 25, 2013

Before last night, I wasn’t going to write about the Replacements reunion at Riot Fest. My husband Matt and I traveled five-odd hours to Toronto simply as fans looking to see a bunch of musicians we both admire play a … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Jason Molina

Just a few weeks ago, during one of my many idle Internet searches, I was poking around about info on Magnolia Electric Co./Songs: Ohia frontman Jason Molina, who had all but disappeared from music several years ago due to unspecified … Continue reading

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Interview: Cassadee Pope Before The Voice

As you might have heard, Cassadee Pope won season three of The Voice last night. While many people were introduced to her via the show, the lithe singer has actually been working in music for years now. In March 2010, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Of…Top Of The Pops

When I get bored, I turn to YouTube–specifically, to watch vintage ’80s videos. Often that leads me to clips from UK or European music shows, which tended to have the more obscure/weird performances. In that spirit, here are some of … Continue reading

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Review: The Dandy Warhols and 1776 at the Grog Shop, Saturday, June 9

The Dandy Warhols’ last Cleveland appearance before their Saturday night show at the Grog Shop was in 1996, opening for Love And Rockets at the Odeon. (This absence seems absolutely preposterous, but the band’s official gigography confirms this gap in … Continue reading

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Review: Radiohead and Caribou at Blossom Music Center, June 6, 2012

When Radiohead performed at Blossom Music Center in 2001, they played the Amnesiac cut “Like Spinning Plates” live for the first time ever. Frontman Thom Yorke played the song sitting down at a piano; the instrument had a fish-eye lens … Continue reading

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Welcome to Wherever You Are

Months and months in the making, I’m launching a music blog. As the name hints, it’ll delve into that antiquated (and criminally overlooked) format, the cassingle. But it’ll also be a home for raves, faves, rants and nuggets from my … Continue reading

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