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Samantha Bennett’s ‘Peepshow’ unravels the hidden filmic influence of Siouxise and the Banshees

In 1988, post-punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees released their ninth album, Peepshow. Upon release, it was met with widespread acclaim from critics and fans alike and helped to break them in America. 30 years later it’s still their most ambitious, nuanced record to date. It’s also the subject of the latest book in the 33 1/3 series. Instead of delving into making the album, writer Samantha Bennett presents the album in the context of film arguing it represents the movie the band never made. Using numerous film theories from…

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On the Radar: The Grammys, Metallica on tour, Marilyn Manson + More

What’s on my mind this week? The 2017 Grammys, Marilyn Manson not meeting expectations, Metallica on tour, and more. Check it out on this week’s On the Radar. The Grammys actually didn’t suck this year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8zBw8Cdp1M Back in the day when Nsync and Backstreet Boys ruled pop music, I was an avid award show watcher. VMAs, Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, and The Grammys were events I always looked forward to. Now, I barely watch them, but I always check out the Grammys even if I just tune in…

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Looking Back: Lollapalooza 1991

When Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell started Lollapalooza 25 years ago he had no idea he was starting a revolution. What began as a touring festival has turned into a musical landmark. Though it eventually found a permanent home in Chicago, Lollapalooza now tours in five countries, including Berlin and Brazil. 2016 is the 25th anniversary of the festival and it continues to get bigger. There have been notable acts over the years, but we can’t forget what made this possible: the inaugural Lolla on July 18, 1991. Lollapalooza started out…

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