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2006 Stories by Chris Parker

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  • Katharine Whalen

    published July 6, 2006

    The former Squirrel Nut Zippers vocalist trades in her cabaret for lounge on Dirty Little Secret, distancing herself from the old-fashioned... More >>

  • Minus the Bear, Rocky Votolato

    published March 9, 2006

    While Seattle's Minus the Bear features winding, sometimes jarring guitar work that calls to mind D.C. post-core and math rock, the band's tone is... More >>

  • She Wants Revenge

    published March 2, 2006

    What do a couple of DJs from the land of milk and honey know about darkness? Quite a bit, it would appear from She Wants Revenge's... More >>

  • Matt Pond PA

    published March 2, 2006

    The kind of group that exists just beneath the radar, sneaking onto mix tapes and performing as the unknown but charming opener for a wide range... More >>

  • OK Go, Motion City Soundtrack, and Plain White Ts

    published March 2, 2006

    OK Go scored right out of the box with its memorable shit-talking single "Get Over It," which epitomized the band's fun-loving, amped-up... More >>

  • Buddy Guy

    published February 23, 2006

    Buddy Guy got his start in Baton Rouge during the '50s before heading to Chicago, where he recorded with heavyweights such as Muddy Waters,... More >>

  • Matisyahu

    published February 2, 2006

    Looks are deceiving. Listen and you'll hear classic reggae bounce and the toasting rap style of Jamaican dancehall, but glance at the album cover... More >>

  • Jeff Hanson

    published February 2, 2006

    Singing in a fragile, angelic falsetto, at first blush singer-songwriter Jeff Hanson sounds like folkie Suzanne Vega. But listen closely to the... More >>

  • Akron/Family

    published January 26, 2006

    Like the Flaming Lips tripping with the Butthole Surfers and listening to Nick Drake albums, this Brooklyn quartet makes quirky, folk-inflected... More >>

  • James McMurtry

    published January 19, 2006

    His dad, novelist Larry McMurtry, bought him his first guitar when he was 7, and his mother, an English professor, taught him how to play it, but... More >>

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