Marc Clarkin

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Keep On Moving: Hotrods & Horns: The making of Life, Love, & Loss
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: Hotrods & Horns: The making of Life, Love, & Loss

To lead off, I have to give my support to the workers of Stop & Shop who are forced to ...

Marc's Favorite Protest Songs
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Marc’s Favorite Protest Songs

There really isn’t anything better than Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Fortunate Son,” but everyone knows that. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Evacuation” — ...

Keep On Moving: Riding The Third Rail: The Z-Boys' new track talk
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: Riding The Third Rail: The Z-Boys’ new track talk

I recently heard Slash say new rock ‘n’ roll was dead till Greta Van Fleet came along. Fair enough, everyone ...

Keep on Moving: Total Blackout: Ravi Shavi's Rafay Rashid talks new music and his plans for 2019
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: Total Blackout: Ravi Shavi’s Rafay Rashid talks new music and his plans for 2019

Blackout Chatter with Rafay Rashid Ravi Shavi’s new record, Blackout Deluxe, was one of my favorite records from 2018. It was released ...

Keep on Moving: Time Keeps on Slipping: Check out these shows to close out the year, and feast your eyes on a few 2019 predictions
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: Time Keeps on Slipping: Check out these shows to close out the year, and feast your eyes on a few 2019 predictions

At the end of the year it is natural to look back on what transpired, but here at The Motif, ...

Keep On Moving: Weekend Happenings
December 1, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: Weekend Happenings

Jay Berndt & The Orphans – Life, Love, & Loss Picked up the pieces while taking a break from a ...

Keep on Moving: Forever: Talkin’ ‘bout the smiling deathporn immortality blues
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: Forever: Talkin’ ‘bout the smiling deathporn immortality blues

  The election came and I am proud of Rhode Islanders for voting for change — by re-electing almost everybody. ...

Keep On Moving: The Future Is Purple: Prince is leading us into Halloween
October 17, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: The Future Is Purple: Prince is leading us into Halloween

I’m still coming down from watching Deer Tick’s John McCauley front Nirvana during the Foo Fighters’ encore at the CalJam ...

Keep On Moving: New Biscuits and Fall Shows: Johnston, this one's for you
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: New Biscuits and Fall Shows: Johnston, this one’s for you

Algiers The sophomore album by Algiers, The Underside of Power, is a stirring statement of our times. Algiers remind me ...

Keep On Moving -- Newport Folk and Other Fun Stuff
July 18, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving — Newport Folk and Other Fun Stuff

Newport Folk Festival The last weekend in July means the return of the legendary Newport Folk Festival as it takes ...