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Photos: Give Up the Ghost at the Wonderland Ballroom

Give Up the Ghost | Wonderland Ballroom | December 29, 2011
Give Up the Ghost/American Nightmare reunite for two gigs after almost eight years -- with their first show ravaging a hearty crowd at Revere's Wonderland Ballroom on December 29.
By MIKE JOHNSON  |  December 30, 2011

Looney Tunes' three decades of vinyl bliss

Right round baby right round
Among the faded LP sleeves crowding the Boylston-facing windows of Looney Tunes Records is a carefully hand-lettered sign written in black marker: "33 1/3 YEAR BIRTHDAY SALE. EVERY ITEM 33 1/3 % OFF LIST PRICE."
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 07, 2011

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Catherine Opie and 'The Record' at the ICA

Bearing witness and baring vinyl
Catherine Opie first became known in the early '90s for blunt lesbian self-portraits and posed photos of the queer community.  
By GREG COOK  |  April 26, 2011
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Blazing Hip-Hop and R&B

After the fire.
Desert-island discs are fine for the beach. But when the house is burning down, you find out which records really matter.
By DAVE TOMPKINS  |  April 20, 2011

Wax Museum

 Cringe worthy
If you don't cringe, at least a little bit and maybe a lot, when you see Sean Duffy's Burn Out Sun (2003) — a sculptural starburst of crisscrossing LPs bearing the immortal Sun Records label — then you probably aren't much of a record fan.
By CARLY CARIOLI  |  April 20, 2011

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In an iPod world, Broadway goes vinyl

Records Department
Dave Lifrieri, owner of Analog Underground on Broadway, was in the eighth grade listening to Beatles and Led Zeppelin on vinyl when the CD player — and the inevitable avalanche of remasters — made their full arrival.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  March 30, 2011

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Photos: The Slutcracker 2010

A burlesque take on The Nutcracker
The Slutcracker: A Burlesque takes its sexy  Nutcracker makeover to the Somerville Theatre through December 24, 2010.
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  December 16, 2010

Championship vinyl

Flavorheard, Frank White, and Mister Jason are Fever  
You have a better chance of hearing Taylor Swift songs banging out of Kanye’s tinted windows than you do of hearing either of their pop asses on the Good Life speakers during Fever.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  March 31, 2010

Hot Box experiment on themselves

Lab Rats
We’ll get to Stolzenberg’s band in a minute; right now I’m engrossed in her PhD work at Boston College.
By MATT PARISH  |  March 23, 2009

Weirdo Records sets up shop

Against all odds
"I have a philosophy degree, which has really come in handy in my life," says Weirdo Records owner Angela Sawyer. "Especially when I'm sitting here watching some guy drool snot on a $50 record."
By MATT PARISH  |  January 20, 2009

Review: Appetite for Self-Destruction

How the record industry killed itself
Like any good murder mystery, Steve Knopper's Appetite for Self-Destruction keeps the tension high and the action swift as the search for a culprit drags on.
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  January 13, 2009

Luke’s Record Exchange will spring back to life

Retail Rebound
When Luke T. Renchan announced in March that his landmark record shop, Luke’s Record Exchange in Pawtucket, was closing after 29 years in business, it was a sad and not very unsurprising story.
By IAN DONNIS  |  October 29, 2008

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