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    October 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Richard Thompson, Musical Instrument Museum, 6/13/12

    Richard Thompson Musical Instrument Museum Wednesday, June 13, 2012 There's something about a solo Richard Thompson concert that's both depressing and enlightening. His music allows the mind to wander from the gutter where the drunkards roll to the heavens where misguided motorcycle hoods get their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2012

    Greg Lake Is Not a Fan of "Progressive Rock"

    Greg Lake says he doesn't have a whole lot of time to listen to music. He's too busy playing it, as he's done since the 1960s, doing time as a member of King Crimson, Emerson, Lake, and Palmer, The Gods, Asia, and Ringo Starr's All-Star Band, effectively establishing himself as progressive rock roya ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Maynard James Keenan (Puscifer, Tool, A Perfect Circle) on The Importance of Keeping It Local

    ​Maynard James Keenan is a successful guy: he's fronts two massive rock bands, Tool and A Perfect Circle, owns Merkin Vineyards and Caduceus Cellars in Jerome, Arizona, where he lives. Though ostensibly a "side-project," Keenan's band Puscifer seems to be increasingly be where Keenan's hear lies. ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Peter Case at The Rhythm Room, 6-26-11

    Maria Vassett​Peter CaseThe Rhythm RoomSunday, June 26As much as he's a songwriter, Peter Case is a storyteller. All throughout his solo acoustic set at The Rhythm Room last night, Case peppered the space between songs with stories from his rock 'n' roll past: Scoring free records from Elektra whe ... More >>

  • Music

    February 28, 2008


    Seventh Tree
    (Mute U.S.)

  • Music

    March 8, 2007

    Richard Thompson

    Strumming in the wind

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Richard Thompson

    Going back to the roots

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Elf Power

    Creatures (spinArt)

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Fresh Ground

    Stephen Malkmus leaves Pavement behind with a slanted and enchanting solo debut

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Born to Die

    Knowing how Nick Drake expired helps bring his music to life

  • Music

    January 21, 1999

    Universal Greed

    Seagram's merger invites a look into how the suits took record labels away from the true music enthusiasts