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Christmas Day is all about about Jesus. Tonight (12.21) is all about Breesus. The 5-8 Saints were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday (12.20) night, but WhoDats will have plenty of reason to watch the Saints’ host the woeful Detroit Lions tonight. Number 9 is on the verge of breaking a handful of additional records.


One For the Record Books: NOLA Preps for New Music Friday


by Alex MacDonald 

Tuesday’s gone, and Fridays are in for the release of new music in the United States and globally. Recording industry giant the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) recently announced that beginning July 10, all new albums and singles will be released at 12:01am each Friday. The change in rythm is not causing New Orleaniansto lose the beat.


Winter Brees


Ben Roethlisberger has bowed out of the Pro-Bowl. The opening means that the man we call “Breesus” will rise from the offseason to make the roster of a Pro Bowl team for the ninth time.


LSU Alums Hill and Backham Golden in NFL


The Saints’ season is retro, evoking the paper bag era. And, LSU’s 8-4 record was a disappointment to most Tiger faithful. However, the purple and gold still provided a reason to watch the NFL on a Sunday even when the struggling Saints are playing on Monday. LSU alumni and pro rookies Jeremy Hill and Odell Beckham, Jr. posted an impressive Sunday (12.14.)


Record Store Day Spins Through New Orleans


Vinyl junkies often get up on Saturday morning in search of a gem, but Saturday morning offered added reason to rise. Every April, Record Store Day brings a bevy of new and special edition releases nationwide. The Day also provides a reason to celebrate the local, independent shops that keep the music available.


For the Record(s)

A Nodef Photo Essay



Saturday morning found the heat turned way up at the Iron Rail Collective, but for a change, the passion concerned the benefits of commerce. Yes, ladies and gentlemen of the Marigny, your neighborhood anarcho-punkrock-syndicate was raging for the machinery of musical production, specifically in vinyl form.


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Contributors

Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Art Director

Michael Weber, B.A.

Editor


Listings Editor

Linzi Falk

Editor Emeritus

Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


Stephen Babcock

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