Subject:

Rennie Sparks

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Handsome Family at Rhythm Room Last Night

    ​Handsome FamilyRhythm RoomSunday, January 30th, 2011"We stopped for coffee, in the redwood forest," Handsome Family guitarist/vocalist Brett Sparks sang, opening Sunday night's cozy show at the Rhythm Room. The lyrics, written by his wife and Handsome Family bassist/banjo-playing vocalist Rennie, ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011
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    January 27, 2011

    Booze Bombs, No Age, Strange Young Things, Handsome Family, and Other Weekend Events

    The Booze Bombs​Whether you like it or not, winter visitors are on their way to the Valley en masse, if they haven't touched down already. Some we can tolerate, others we despise. A good example of the former is German rockabilly foursome The Booze Bombs. Consisting of a quartet of bombastic Berl ... More >>

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    January 10, 2002

    Handsome Devils

    Brett and Rennie Sparks are the squabbling Sonny and Cher of gothic, underground country

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    February 22, 2001

    Touch of Evil

    History tells us that musicians who turn to the written word are just asking for trouble. Occasionally, though, something special sneaks through.

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    December 28, 2000

    Critical Mass 2000

    Our panel of writers offer up their takes on the top discs of Y2K

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    June 22, 2000

    Family Values

    The Handsome Family's Brett and Rennie Sparks give up their songs of personal alienation for something more universal

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