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Gram Parsons

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Searching for the Human Side of Montreal's Kevin Barnes

    It's noon on a Friday and I'm sitting in my living room. Laptop is on my lap, my phone is plugged in, and Garage Band is open as I begin to type the project's title: Kevin Barnes. I'm not ready. It feels like my blood has been put through a SodaStream and pumped back into my body carbonated. If you ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Roger McGuinn: Many of Today's Folk Singers Aren't Playing Folk Songs

    Roger McGuinn has had a somewhat storied career that's moved from folk to rock to country and back. A founding member of the seminal psychedelic band The Byrds, McGuinn's career actually began in folk bands, notably The Chad Mitchell Trio and The Limelighters, along with a stint as guitarist in Bobb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    The Man Wore Black: Five Awesome Johnny Cash Covers

    ​Johnny Cash died eight years ago today. Do you remember the first time you saw the video for "Hurt," the Nine Inch Nails song brilliantly interpreted by Johnny Cash on this album, American IV: When the Man Comes Around? I do. The song and accompanying Mark Romanek film are beautiful. You may ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Decemberists Bassist Nate Query Talks Influences, The Smiths, and a Love of Americana

    Nate Query, second from right​ Everyone, it seems, loves The Smiths. Morrissey and co. hasn't played together for nearly 25 years, yet the hyper-literature jangle rockers have had an enduring influence on bands across the spectrum. Good luck finding an indie scenester who doesn't know every morbid ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011
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    December 28, 2009

    Jeff Tweedy of Wilco at the Orpheum Theatre

    ​I will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.I will not hope Wilco breaks up.Perhaps it's pathetic that any music critic would have to re-affirm his interest in seeing his favorite band stay together through Bart S ... More >>

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    March 6, 2008
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    August 19, 2004
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    January 3, 2002

    Pretty Vacant

    New Times' panel of critics searches for musical gems in a disheartening 2001

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    November 22, 2001

    Thad Cockrell

    Stack of Dreams (Miles of Music)

  • Music

    August 9, 2001

    Under Their Spell Again

    Amid a spate of long-overdue releases, we celebrate the life and career of Buck Owens and the overlooked genius of his sideman, the late Don Rich

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Rebel Rouser

    The recently rediscovered Lee Hazlewood finds his place among a new generation of fans

  • Music

    March 15, 2001

    The Talent Shows

    Straight from the garage, the Figgs wear many influences on their sleeves

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Dark Waters

    Defying stylistic tags and genre hybrids, Austin's Knife in the Water makes music for the curious and melancholy with Red River

  • Music

    April 13, 2000

    Fill 'er Up

    10-gallon hats and 10-gallon gas tanks come to mind when BR5-49 plays

  • Music

    March 16, 2000

    Triumph of the Underdogs

    For 25 years, Bug Music has protected the rights of songwriters. In the process, they've gotten Willie Dixon's songs back from Led Zeppelin and transformed Iggy Pop into a TV-commercial composer.

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Honky-Tonk Angles

    Johnny Dilks plays scholar to country music's past and suggests its future, if Charlie Louvin has anything to say about it

  • Music

    November 12, 1998

    Billy's Blues

    Singer/songwriter Billy Sedlmayr has spent half his life battling the law and his own dope demons

  • Music

    September 17, 1998

    Honky-Tonk Angels

    The Valley's longest-twanging C&W/rock outfit charms a third time with a no-nonsense new CD

  • Music

    January 29, 1998
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    January 29, 1998

    Town Without Pity

    The country-rock heroes of Whiskeytown find solace in their instability

  • Music

    January 22, 1998

    Desert Solitaire

    For singer-songwriters Victoria Williams and Mark Olson, the fast lane ends in Joshua Tree

  • Music

    July 31, 1997

    Miller's Crossing

    The Old 97's form from wreckage of musical mishaps

  • Music

    July 17, 1997

    Still Waters

    Son Volt's Jay Farrar doesn't waste his words

  • Calendar

    July 17, 1997
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    July 3, 1997
  • Music

    February 16, 1995

    ANGELS AND INBREDS

    IS IT EARL C. WHITEHEAD AND THE GRIEVOUS ANGELS OR IS IT THE INBREDS? YES TO BOTH.

  • Music

    September 30, 1992

    BAND ON THE RUN

    WHAT'S IN A NAME? PLENTY, WHEN IT'S THE GIN BLOSSOMS.

  • Music

    April 29, 1992
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