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Stories by Peter Benedict

of Montreal — Too Weird for Hollywood?

When I tell you that of Montreal's set at the Hollywood Palladium included machine gun-wielding fish, straight-jacketed dancers, men in checkered body suits, and mimed intercourse with pigs, I don't expect you to "get it." ...

Hip-Hop Hasid Kicks Gas

The air exploded with cheers as reggae star Matisyahu took the stage Saturday evening to cap off the MTS Kick Gas Festival at Qualcomm Stadium. The preshow excitement would prove to be justified, as Matisyahu ...