Barbara Lynn came out of Beaumont, Texas, with her left-handed guitar and a song about an ex called that pushed Ray Charles out of the #1 spot on the R&B chart. She’s a soul legend for about six reasons at once and she’ll be performing with Wild’s Gizzelle and more this Friday and Sunday. Clifton Weaver (of Funky Sole and Aquarium Drunkard’s awesome Clifton’s Corner) interviewed her with help from Nick Waterhouse.
May 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Sept. 25: Waved Out w/ Dungen + The Entrance Band + Sharon Van Etten + The Fresh & Onlys + John Carpenter + more
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Deer Tick is meant to be a traveling band and country is just traveling music. Let’s cross out the labels they’ve been stamped with—freak-folk, alt-country, indie rock, and the like. Let the music (and John McCauley) do the talking. This interview by Ilyse Kaplan.
November 21st, 2009 · No Comments
The Happy Hollows fills my hollow with happiness.—Do you really think of your body as being solid? Maybe this comes from playing with dolls, but it’s often very strange to really believe there are things inside me. Not to mention worms and spiders. Anyway…
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If one more person compares BLK JKS to Vampire Weekend, we might explode. This South African band writes pop songs, rock songs, slow tunes and fast tracks; they get proggy and they jam. There’s a great amount of variety on BLK JKS’ latest album After Robots, but the only thing the band imitates is the sound that reality transmits through their nimble fingers. Guitarist Mpumelelo Mcata breaks it down for Daiana Feuer.