Tag Archives: The Mekons

Video Roundup: The Music of Pop Con 2017

From April 20 to April 23, MoPOP hosted their annual Pop Conference, uniting writers, academics, and musicians for a weekend of uninhibited music geekery. This year’s conference provided visitors with a nearly overwhelming number of panels, roundtables, and performances to choose from. Rock crit don Greil Marcus talked about The Mekons, activist and writer dream hampton discussed politicsRead more…

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International Clash Day 2017: KEXP Exclusive Interviews

They may have broken up back in 1986, but The Clash continue to influence new generations of musicians every decade. KEXP had a chance to speak with a few of these artists, both old and new; hear their thoughts on “The Only Band That Matters” below. KEXP celebrates the fifth annual International Clash Day onRead more…

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Out This Week 9/27

Another great week for new releases… Wilco tops the must-buy stack with their latest, The Whole Love, the band’s eighth album and first to be released on their own label, dBpm Records, with distribution by Anti- Records (in other words, it’s all very creator-controlled). Some critics are calling it their best since 2002’s Yankee HotelRead more…

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