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TOP ALBUMS OF 2006

It’s time to recap the best discs of 2006, and here are the picks from Medleyville staffers. JOE BELOCK’S TOP 10 1. Steve Wynn & the Miracle 3, [click here to continue]

December 11, 2006 // 0 Comments

LIFE AFTER MORCHEEBA

Dismissal from a band isn’t always a dramatic Hollywood-type scene complete with shouting, shoving and/or expletives. Sometimes it happens via an [click here to continue]

December 1, 2006 // 0 Comments

EVERY SECOND COUNTS

A big part of songwriting is knowing what to leave in and what to leave out. And that’s really important when there’s an imposed limit on song [click here to continue]

November 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

HIS LATEST EXPERIMENT

Musicians usually hate when their work is categorized. But record companies do just that for marketing and promotional purposes. Jeremy Enigk, best known for [click here to continue]

November 20, 2006 // 0 Comments

SPINNING HER WEB

There are hometown shows, and then there are shows in your home. In February, Scotland native Sandi Thom began a 21-night run of performances in the basement [click here to continue]

November 1, 2006 // 0 Comments

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

Over an exasperating two-plus years, The Fags signed a major-label record deal, completed their full-length debut album only to have it shelved indefinitely [click here to continue]

October 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

IT’S PARTY TIME

Val Emmich says he has mostly fond memories of his time with the New Jersey bands Ben Trovato and Awake Asleep. “I was hanging with my best friends in [click here to continue]

October 19, 2006 // 0 Comments

HAVING A BALL

In 2003, the year his beloved Detroit Tigers lost 119 games, actor Jeff Daniels wrote a song called “The Lifelong Tiger Fan Blues.” But every now [click here to continue]

October 12, 2006 // 0 Comments

SIRIUS BUSINESS

If Pete and Maura Kennedy aren’t performing music, chances are they are playing music. The folk-rock couple, on tour in support of Songs of the Open Road [click here to continue]

October 4, 2006 // 0 Comments

ACCENT ON THE POSITIVE

The next British Invasion is being launched from New Jersey. The Anderson Council, out of New Brunswick, delivers a tightly wrapped mix of psych and power-pop [click here to continue]

September 18, 2006 // 0 Comments

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