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An Evening with Bill Carter

The United Music Museum in Austin, Texas will host its inaugural event, “The Power of Music in conflict,” next month at the Google Fiber Space located at 201 Colorado Street. Documentarian/humanitarian/author Bill Carter will be the featured guest. He’ll share a screening of his film Miss Sarajevo, tell the story of his time in the Bosnian War and explain how […]

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U2's Best Guitar Songs

Gibson has named 10 Great U2 Guitar Songs in a recent feature. Predictably, “Mysterious Ways” and “With Or Without You” made the cut, but the rest of the selections are painfully mainstream. On my personal list, I would have included “The Fly,” “All I Want Is You” and “The Electric Co.” What would have made […]

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Seeing U2 on the Big Screen (Again)

I got word a few days ago that a local cinema would be showing Rattle and Hum for five straight days this month. This is a theater known for cult classics and themed sing-a-longs so it didn’t surprise me they were playing it, but I was impressed it would be shown that many times (most […]

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Pop Culture Throws Wrench in U2 Diet

I may have mentioned this before, but if I haven’t—whenever the U2 tour makes its way back to my continent, I start a self-imposed diet from listening to them until the last few weeks before the shows. Why on earth do I do this? Because just hearing one note of any of their songs sends […]

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All U2 All St. Patrick’s Day

Want some great background music to go with your green beer? Seattle-Tacoma radio Station GenX 104.9 is going “all U2” on Mar. 17 in honor of the Irish holiday. If you’re in Western Washington, tune in at 104.9 fm; elsewhere you can listen live via their media player on the Internet.

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No U2 at Record Store Day

As I do each year, I woke up at the crack of dawn (er…8:00) to make the rounds of Record Store Day in Seattle. For those not in-the-know, Record Store Day began in 2007 for independent record stores to come together internationally and “celebrate the art of music.” Since the industry has lost so many […]

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