Monthly Archives: February 2012

Live Review: Craig Finn of the Hold Steady at Slowdown

Finn performs with his band on Slowdown’s front room stage. With a big snowfall iminent, I wondered how many people would actually show up to see Craig Finn on Friday night. Granted, the snow wasn’t supposed to start falling until … Continue reading

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Weekend Rock: Craig Finn, Digital Leather tonight; Blue Bird and more tomorrow

Craig Finn Tonight’s big show is over at the Slowdown, with The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn taking the stage for his solo act. I’m a big Hold Steady fan (no surprises there) and I like his solo album a lot, … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Interview: Craig Finn of The Hold Steady

Craig Finn (Photo by Mark Seliger) Normally when Craig Finn steps up to the mic, the crowd raises cups of beer, sings along about characters like Sal Paradise and girls that predict winning horses and belts out lyrics such as … Continue reading

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Cursive premieres another new track: “Wowowow”

Vinyl pressings of “I Am Gemini” were revealed yesterday by Saddle Creek on its Facebook page. Over at Stereogum, Cursive premiered another new track from its forthcoming album, “I Am Gemini.” You can also download the song, “Wowowow,” below by … Continue reading

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Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band releasing outtakes album and film

Via Twitter, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band announced it’s releasing “One Of My Kind,” a film about the band as well as an album of outtakes. The film was shot by Phil Schaffart - a friend of Oberst’s, his … Continue reading

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