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Monday, November 21st, 2016

Tradition runs rampant around Thanksgiving: generations of old recipes, football, Alice’s Restaurant, The Last Waltz, and, of course, a parade of balloons shutting down NYC. What else do you need? If you thought you were covered in the Thanksgiving tradition department, we did too…until a few years ago, when someone blew the dust off a […]

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Sandy Denny played with plenty of great bands in her all-too-brief life, from The Strawbs to Fairport Convention to Fotheringay. She even jammed with Led Zeppelin. But the British singer-songwriter didn’t need anything more than her voice, accompanied by acoustic guitar or piano, to captivate listeners. Sometimes she didn’t even need an instrument: check out […]

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Cleveland guitarist/singer/songwriter/scenemaker Peter Laughner, best known for co-founding Rocket From The Tombs and Pere Ubu, died at far too young an age in 1977. But he managed to pack an astonishing amount of activity into his short life — including a tangled relationship with Television, Tom Verlaine’s pioneering CBGB-centric NYC band. Over the years, countless […]

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Tradition runs rampant around Thanksgiving: generations of old recipes, football, Alice’s Restaurant, The Last Waltz, and, of course, a parade of balloons shutting down NYC. What else do you need? If you thought you were covered in the Thanksgiving tradition department, we did too…until a few years ago, when someone blew the dust off a […]

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Pavement played one hell of a show at London’s Brixton Academy on December 14, 1992. We know this because the BBC taped and broadcast the set — a set that was subsequently included on the classic Stray Slack bootleg, officially released as part of the 10th anniversary Slanted and Enchanted reissue, and finally put to […]

Monday, August 10th, 2015

On July 2nd, 2015, William Tyler, sidestepping I-65, drove his new-to-him Toyota south from his home in Nashville, down Hillsboro Pike and Highways 106 and 431, through Franklin, Lewisburg, Fayetteville, Hazel Green, and Meridianville, to downtown Huntsville, Alabama. William, a guy who embodies everything that is good and authentic about Music City in the same […]

Monday, July 13th, 2015

With the official release of (most of) the Matrix Tapes last year, there is very little unheard Velvet Underground live material left in the vaults. But there is a still-unreleased tape that should be heard, capturing the band during its last stand with Lou Reed at Max’s Kansas City, 45 years ago this summer. The […]