Rob Schnapf

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    November 1, 2013

    FIDLAR: Pretty soon we're going to have fully nude shows

    Emerging in 2009 like a bat out of hell, L.A.'s bratty skate punks in FIDLAR have quickly become the beloved class clowns of the late-aughts Gold Coast surf-rock revival scene. Pairing Memphis-style garage with balls-to-the-wall hardcore torn from the 1980s SST playbook, the boys revel in the grimy, ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012
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    February 29, 2012
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    February 6, 2008

    The Whigs

    Mission Control

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    October 31, 2007

    The Graduates

    A post-college shake-up remakes Athensís the Whigs

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    December 27, 2006

    Independence Day

    What's indie rock? Who cares? Here are 10 great CDs that will blow you away, no matter your definition.

  • Arts

    July 5, 2000

    No. 1 Record

    Gary Louris and the Jayhawks have soared with introspective songs and rich melodies. Now, with their upbeat new album, Smile, the band is determined to fly up the commercial charts.

  • Music

    September 22, 1999

    Angst for the Memories

    On Richard Thompson's new semiautobiographical album, there's no place to hate like home

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    August 25, 1999

    Adam's Ribfest

    Taunting Lilith sisters and Warped brothers, L7 come back heavy, indie, and Happy