Priests’ Activist Rock in an Unsettled D.C.
On the night before Donald Trump would be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the Washington D.C. rock band Priests was…
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New Music: Ted Leo – “In the Mean Times”
While millions across the nation recoil in horror at this trainwreck of an election, some artists like Death Cab for Cutie and Aimee Mann have…
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New Music: Ted Leo – “Heroes” (David Bowie Cover)
Multi-instrumentalist indie rocker Ted Leo has recorded a jubilant rendition of David Bowie's "Heroes" for Let All The Children Boogie: A Tribute To David Bowie, an…
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Liz Phair Has Been Performing Her Biggest Hit With Holiday-Themed Lyrics
The iconic creator of one of SPIN's ten favorite albums of the last 30 years, Liz Phair has been on tour with Aimee Mann and…
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Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, as the Both, Bronze the Fonz on Punchy ‘Milwaukee’
The legacy of Scott Miller, the former Game Theory and Loud Family power-pop songsmith who died early last year, just got that much more impressive.
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She & He: Aimee Mann and Ted Leo Form #BOTH
Aimee Mann and Ted Leo have combined their eloquent, slightly off-kilter songwriting powers to form a duo called #BOTH. Mann, who scored an Oscar nod…
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Ted Leo’s Life With Rush: Closer to the Heart
In advance of the June 12 release of Rush's new Clockwork Angels, punk-rock stalwart Ted Leo shares his tale of a life touched by the…
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Ted Leo Performs Intimate Memorial for Slain Austin Scene Booster Esme Barrera
"It's a hard honor, but it's an honor to be here tonight."
January 30, 2012
Dirty Projectors, St. Vincent Honor Azerrad’s DIY Book
Last night at New York City's Bowery Ballroom, a host of indie faves, including Dirty Projectors, St. Vincent, and Titus Andronicus, helped music journalist (and…
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‘Mess With Texas’ Megashow Helps Close out SXSW
It was no stunner that Ted Leo, punk-ethos lifer and reluctant interlocutor in South By Southwest's music-industry minstrel show, provided the most cutting epilogue to…
March 20, 2011
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In our November issue, SPIN celebrates 30 years of the iconic label Epitaph Records, tracing its rise from a DIY imprint founded by Brett Gurewitz…
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8 Notable Moments from Matador’s Vegas B-Day!
It was somehow fitting that the Matador at 21 Lost Weekend at the Palms in Las Vegas coincided with an appearance by renowned DJ Pauly…
October 5, 2010
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