We remember the late, great drummer Butch Trucks with one helluva jam from their first year.
We sit down with a well-known musician, and we talk about leaving Facebook. In this first part, we let them tell the tale about how they left the social media beast.
We were saddened to learn of the death of Karl Hendricks, which led us to revisiting this classic single, which was both his debut for Merge Records and our introduction to him.
We remember the late singer/songwriter Maggie Roche, courtesy a track from her obscure but stunning debut album.
Pantera’s fourth major-label album, 1996’s The Great Southern Trendkill, was the band’s most aggressive, most intense album; twenty years later, it has lost none of its potency. Yet in retrospect, it feels like it should have been the band’s final statement, the high note that should have been used to bring the increasingly unhappy and dysfunctional band to a close.
Remembering Greg Kihn Band’s founder and bassist Steve Wright.
Taken from the Angel Air Records release, Pandemonium Circus.
Millennial author reflects upon her life in “small town” Texas. Yet her work reveals more about her own prejudices and offers little insight into the culture she lambasts.
Charly McClain is one of the more puzzling mysteries of country music. She was a certifiable recording superstar who suddenly and inexplicably turned her back to the world in 1988. This twofer compiles two greatest hits collection, which is both a definitive statement of this enigmatic singer’s brief yet undeniably successful career.
Taken from the Orindal Records release, Mountain Rock.