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Susanna Hoffs

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Linger On: Six Distinctive Lou Reed and Velvet Underground Covers

    The famous quote about the Velvet Underground -- of which the late Lou Reed was singer and primary songwriter -- is that everyone who heard them went on to form a band. There's no way to prove this: We'd argue that at least half of them became music journalists and/or zine editors. Nonetheless, ther ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012

    Matthew Sweet

    9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Duck Room at Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

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    September 17, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From September 17 to 23

    I think I dropped several IQ points over the weekend when I attended / reviewed the Odd Future show at the Pageant on Friday. My headache has subsided, but matters of intelligent thought or focus are still coming slowly and proving difficult. In other words, I can't think of anything to write here, ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Matthew Sweet at the Duck Room, 10/15/2011: Review and Setlist

    Matthew Sweet​Matthew Sweet | Miles Zuniga Blueberry Hill's Duck Room October 16, 2011 Your feelings on the current wave of twenty-years-gone nostalgia could have indicated your level of excitement for last night's Matthew Sweet show at Blueberry Hill. Sweet has been touring behind the twent ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Matthew Sweet Wants You to Buy Some Cat Sculptures

    etsy.comYou can buy these felines right here.​(H/T to @erinsometimes for the heads up about this.) Matthew Sweet is a lot of things -- rocker, Susanna Hoffs collaborator, sometimes-actor. He's also starting to sell his ceramic creations online, judging by an Etsy account for Lolina Art Pottery ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Review Setlist: Aging Gracefully with Girl-Group Pioneers the Bangles at the Pageant, Sunday, May 2

    Annie ZaleskiBangles vocalist/guitarist Susanna Hoffs while singing "Eternal Flame" at the Pageant last night.​The Bangles saved its mega-hit, "Walk Like an Egyptian," for the last song of the encore. The three principal members of the Cali group - vocalist/guitarist Susanna Hoffs and sisters ... More >>

  • Music

    April 28, 2010

    The Bangles

    8 p.m. Sunday, May 2. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

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    January 22, 2010

    The Bangles Are Playing At the Pageant! So is the Dead Weather!

    So exciting! The Bangles -- who completely ruled at the Illinois State Fair last year opening for Heart -- are playing at the Pageant on Sunday, May 2. When I interviewed Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs last year, the latter said a new Bangles record was in progress. Still, the band plays pretty muc ... More >>

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    August 31, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 24-30

    Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. (Vintage Vinyl will be added once it arrives!) An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. Bottle Rockets ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009
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    August 21, 2009

    Interview: Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs

    In June, power-pop darlings Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs released the second volume in their covers series. Under the Covers, Vol. 2 focuses on the '70s -- which means the album spans prog (Yes' "I've Seen All Good People"), sappy folk (Carly Simon's "You're So Vain"), power-pop (the Raspberries ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 10-16

    Every Monday A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. Bottle Rockets: Lean Forward* 2. Wilco: Wilco The Album* 3. ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of July 27-August 2

    Every Monday (Tuesday this week -- sorry, Warped Tour), A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. SON VOLT: American ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of July 20-July 26

    Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Vintage Vinyl:1. MAXWELL: BLACKsummers'night2. MICHAEL JACKSON: Thriller3. MICHA ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    Top Five Awesome Matthew Sweet Videos Download Some Demos!

    Matthew Sweet is playing tonight at the Duck Room. We'll have a review tomorrow. (P.S. I'm going to freak out if he plays "Superdeformed" tonight. Just saying.) Also -- go check out this random blog I found that posted an entire set of Altered Beast demos for you to stream and download. And you can ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2009

    Matthew Sweet

    9 p.m. Friday, June 19. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

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    October 15, 2008

    Lucinda Williams

    8 p.m. Sunday, October 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

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    January 25, 2006

    Shabooh Shoobah

    INXS' Garry Beers weighs in on all things Rock Star, Karl Sanders of Nile expounds on Egypt, and B-Sides shakes our Groovethang

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    October 9, 2002

    Cruel and Unusual

    Elvis Costello defies expectations and returns to rock

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