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WATCH: Indianapolis Jones Premiers Glowing New Video

Lesley Daunt | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Lesley Daunt

"No Ghosts Yet" is the first single off the band's self-titled debut EP, and along with it they have released a rather "glowing" (did I say that?) video, with an even more interesting behind-the-scenes story.

The Snap-Cracklin' Pop of the Wellingtons

Eric Williams | Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Williams

In his boisterous directorial debut, "That Thing You Do!", Tom Hanks's record-executive character Mr. White makes the following request: "I want something peppy, something happy, something up-tempo. I want something snappy." Mr. White would have loved the Wellingtons.

Dom Mariani: Garage Rock's Wizard of Oz

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

In 1983, Dom Mariani and Richard Lane formed the Stems, one of the most tuneful and tasty garage rock bands of the era. Avid fans of pop, R&B, and 60'...

Ken Stringfellow Masters the Disciplines of Rocking Out

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

With an absolutely ferocious, borderline-insane live show that's been talked about all over Europe for the last couple of years, the Disciplines are no longer a side project. They're a real band.

The Bestest 2010 -- Tunage

Marc Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marc Ruxin

In a world without record stores, live shows fill the void, and the universal language of music is never more tangible than experienced from right in front of the stage at Fillmore, Coachella and the Greek, and this is what I listened to.

Power-Pop Legends The Posies To Release "Blood/Candy," Their First New Album In Five Years

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The Posies, who for more than two decades have staked their claim as one of the finest power-pop bands in the world, have announced the upcoming release of their first new album in five years.

Author (Still) Unknown: The Brilliant Music and Star-Crossed Career of Jason Falkner

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

If you amassed a decent music collection during the '90s and '00s, then there's a good chance you own at least one record on which Jason Falkner has played, written or produced.

Beyond The Nineties: Conversations with Tonic and Crash Test Dummies' Brad Roberts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Although Crash Test Dummies and Tonic technically might be classified as "nineties bands," both groups' latest offerings are a couple of the best albums of their careers and should be taken seriously in 2010 and beyond.

Interview: Visqueen's Rachel Flotard Sends a Powerful Message

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Rachel Flotard, the do-it-all frontwoman for power-popping, Seattle-based Visqueen is planning a fundraiser, promoting a record, running her own label, preparing for a trip to Southeast Asia in December and hustling to book a major tour for 2010.

HuffPost Exclusives: R.E.M. and Cory Chisel, Plus Bruce Hornsby Interview, Big Star Box, Paolo Nutini Live, This Week's New Albums, and more...

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

R.E.M. will be releasing Live At The Olympia, a 39-song, two CD set containing "working rehearsals" from 2007. I was lent a track that captures the band's energy and insightful views.

CDs -- Matthew Sweet: Back In Bed With Susanna Hoffs

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Is there something in the air? Not since the Sixties has there been such an explosion of duet albums (at least in rock and roll).

Ken Stringfellow: Looking Forward With The Disciplines, Looking Back With The Posies

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Smoking Kills was one of the best import releases of 2008, and with two extra tracks added, it's now one of the best albums to come out Stateside in '09.

Tinted Windows: Power-Pop Supergroup Makes A Super Record

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

The new and unlikely power-pop supergroup featuring members of Smashing Pumpkins, Cheap Trick, Fountains Of Wayne, and Hanson, sound like a bona fide band, and a damn good one.