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FWCBGB’s

In reading about the recent demise of CBGB's, the legendary rock club in New York City, I got to thinking about all the intangibles...

James Hunter

When sung by white folks, old-school soul and R&B is often called “blue-eyed soul,” especially in reference to a pasty Englishman like James Hunter...

Madeleine Peyroux

In 2004, eight years after her debut, Madeleine Peyroux released her second album, Careless Love, and finally earned the recognition she deserved. While the...

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Somewhere amid the musical handiwork of Elliott Smith, Weezer, and The Shins, you’ll find a similarly inspired, indie-ish-for-life, guitar-based Missouri quartet sporting a cheeky...

Norma Jean

It’s not All Hallow’s Eve just yet, but Norma Jean still might frighten the bejesus outta you. First, there’s the name, that of the...

Why the Hell Not?

Although he’s made his name as a novelist and humorist, and may soon be known as Mistuh Guv’ner, Kinky Friedman, as many of y’all...

Darling New Neighbors

Listening to music is usually a subjective experience, but certain rules and boundaries apply to performing it. Songwriting is not for the weak of...

Pepper

There’s this scene in Blue Crush where surfer girl Anne-Marie Chadwick goes to rescue lil’ sis Penny from a house party on Oahu’s North...

Getting Older, Cooler, and Hotter

For some folks, the big 5-0 is tragic. (Don't they know that 50 is the new, um, 45?!) For local country-western singer-songwriter Bodie Powell, those...

Broken Social Scene

Broken Social Scene creates propulsive, dreamy, raw experimental rock, and just happens to have 10 band members. The Canadian collective’s most recent, eponymous full-length...