Nate Cavalieri

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  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    While absorbing the Blueshammer ersatz and pheromone-scented metallurgy of Icky Thump, the White Stripes' sixth record, it's hard not to long for the candy-striped sibs who once sat in that little room, working on something good. Remember them? Wa...

  • 8 years ago | Local Wire

    The most powerful introduction to Lucinda Williams' new record, West, comes not from the languid, repetitive opener "Are You Alright?" but from the liner-note inscription by her poet father, Miller Williams: "You do not know what wars are going on...

  • 8 years ago | Music News

    A man — let's call him White Rock Man — slouches in the back of a bus, idling at the side of a steep stretch of road. As the engine cools, the bus sits between two cities and a pair of gigs: last evening in Sacramento and tonight at the...

  • 9 years ago | Local Wire

    Mike Skinner's cockney argot and squirrelly cynicism always play well stateside -- even if the U.S. audience consists of more hipsters than hip-hop heads -- but back in the land of boiled meat he's huge. Maybe that's the problem. The woes of super...

  • 11 years ago | Music News

    If you've ever wanted to just feel stoned, turn out all the lights and watch the image generator on your computer's MP3 player. Without some green, the closest parallel to being blissfully baked lies in the glow of those gurgling, psychedelic scre...

  • 12 years ago | Music News

    To the modern ear, "boogie-woogie" sounds pretty stupid. You can trace the origin of the term back a century, to the days when the meaning of the term depended on where you said it. In pockets of black culture, it could mean a racy dance, an act o...