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St. Vincent DeJamz: Good bands with bad, search-friendly names

St. Vincent DeJamz: Good bands with bad, search-friendly names

Kirsten Onsgard

January 25, 2015

I’d imagine deciding upon a band name used to be simple. Someone would suggest a dumb mashup of words between slugging beers and waking up the neighbors in his mom’s garage,  and the others wouldn’t have a better idea. Then there’s a show, you use the name on a gig poster and then it’s settled....

Pitchfork Music Festival: Saturday recap

Kirsten Onsgard

July 20, 2014

Saturday’s lineup of legends of mosh-worthy favorites made it by far my most anticipated day of the weekend. Besides, I had not gotten sunburned despite forgetting rule number one of music festivals, and a splash of iced coffee left me walking into Union Park shortly before 1 p.m. stoked to see a group...

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