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May 12, 2008 Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein chooses a new mixtape, made up of songs originally compiled on a rainy day several weeks ago. They might sound best under gray skies, as part of a mix that could easily be called "The Underdogs."
July 11, 2006 Our rock critic reviews albums by Tom Verlaine of the '70s New York punk band Television: the instrumental album Around, and Songs and Other Things, which includes his compositions and vocals.
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July 2, 2006 Tom Verlaine shook up the music world with his punk-rock group Television in the mid-1970s. Can he do it again? He's giving it a shot with two new CDs — one an instrumental work featuring his influential guitar style — and a world tour.
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January 29, 2004 Rock historian Ed Ward looks at the early days of the Neon Boys who became the band Television. The "lost" third album by Television has just come out on CD — a 25-year old live broadcast, and their first two albums have just been remastered.
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October 27, 2003 A reissued classic from Television; Finger-style guitarist Martin Simpson; Traditional English ballads from June Tabor; Folk music from Finland's Värtinnä. Featured Artist: Joe Strummer.
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