Marc Clarkin

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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 ...

Keep on Moving: 123 Astronaut – Space Talk with Jeff Robbins
June 27, 2018 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: 123 Astronaut – Space Talk with Jeff Robbins

I first became aware of Jeff Robbins’ work through his late ’90s band, Orbit. Orbit was like what you get ...

Keep On Moving: Alt-Nation Gets a Makeover
June 20, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: Alt-Nation Gets a Makeover

After like 13 years of writing under Alt-Nation, it is weird to say fuck that, but I’m nobody’s go-to for ...

Alt-Nation: Your Guide to an Alt Summer
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Your Guide to an Alt Summer

Bettye LeVette A few years ago I was in Ogie’s when this song came on that was a burst of ...

Alt-Nation: Boston Calling
May 24, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Boston Calling

Boston Calling takes over as the hub of the music world in the northeast every Memorial Day Weekend. At The ...

Alt-Nation: New Biscuits and Shows That Don't Blow
March 14, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: New Biscuits and Shows That Don’t Blow

It is a challenge when you start a column late and it’s your brother’s birthday, your best friend may have ...

Alt-Nation: Salt Dolls, Tequila and Zombie Girlfriends
February 14, 2018 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Salt Dolls, Tequila and Zombie Girlfriends

The Low Anthem – The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea After 2016’s wildly experimental Eyeland, The Low Anthem return ...

Alt-Nation: Cretins, Kilgore, & Travel Light
December 20, 2017 No Commentby

Alt-Nation: Cretins, Kilgore, & Travel Light

This column, we are going to throw it back to the first column I ever wrote about Kilgore Smudge, for ...