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Maynard Ferguson

Maynard Ferguson’s career spanned nearly six decades, from the late 1940s until his death last year, during which he had star turns as a...

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney Memory Almost Full (Mercury) On a first, casual listen, Paul McCartney’s new Memory Almost Full seems rather ordinary. Second and subsequent listens...

A Music-Lover’s Manifesto

I'm worried. There's this book out now by famed socio-economist Francis Fukuyama that confirms everything I've feared about hipster retro-culture. See, as technology makes possible...

Moonlight Drive — and Ambition

The 22-year-old singer-songwriter who prefers to be known only as Sierra (or, better yet, Sierra Lives on the Moon) feels very old. More concerned...

Fair to Midland

During the first notes of “Dance of the Manatee,” the opening track on Fair to Midland’s new disc, Fables from a Mayfly: What I...

The Black Keys

The bloozy garage-rock duo known as The Black Keys — singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney — are town-proud: specifically, of their hometown...

Coping in Cow-land

It's been a while since I've seen Scott Copeland. I don't know if the longtime singer-songwriter's playing the Wreck Room on a regular basis...

Wayyy Back Home

The five members of the Fort’s hyper-melodic and grooving Green River Ordinance are all in their early 20s, and three of them dropped out...

Black Light Burns

Ex-Limp Bizkiteer Wes Borland still is trying to outrun his rock-rap past, and with his new outfit, Black Light Burns, he manages to distance...

Earl Musick

Earl Musick’s fourth album, Duck & Cover, is made possible by the convergence of local talent with modern technology available to almost anyone with...