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Primus
Jun 15, 2022

Primus Pays Tribute To Legendary Band Rush

Formed in 1984 by bassist Les Claypool, Bay Area prog/metal/alternative band Primus have long since established their bonafides as an original outfit, with nine...
JC Smith
Apr 27, 2022

J.C. Smith at War

The life of a touring musician is perilous enough: The general hazards of the road make everyday existence a constant challenge. Add to that...
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Mar 16, 2022

Letting It Be With Ethan Russell

Among the compelling cast of characters in Peter Jackson’s sprawling Get Back documentary is an American photographer named Ethan Russell. Though his role in...
Feb 23, 2022

Joe Kye Finds a Loop Hole

Looping—the use of digital equipment to record and play back sounds in real time for musical self-accompaniment—has been around for decades. It’s most often...
Jan 19, 2022

That Rock and Roll

The Supersuckers have made a career out of not being serious. How else to explain a body of work that includes songs like “Pretty...
Nov 24, 2021

Raza Del Soul’s Vinyl Revolution

In California of the ’60s, a style of music known as Chicano soul (sometimes referred to as “brown-eyed soul”) took hold among listeners. Groups...
Oct 20, 2021

Graham Parker’s Soul Shoes Still Fit

Guitarist, singer and songwriter Graham Parker first came to the attention of American audiences during the punk and new wave era of the late...
Oct 13, 2021

Starfarer at the Ritz

Though he was already well-established as a metal guitarist, when Miguel Iniguez launched Starfarer in 2017 he was a total newcomer to the world...
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