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  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Austin's Woven Bones is serious about rock and roll, and makes no bones about its love affair with the more primitive aspects of drums, bass and guitar. Taking cues from the lo-fi aesthetic of the garage underground and post-punk pantheon, the ban...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    The Veronicas are a good example of that old aphorism about books and covers. Although they are nominally a teen-pop phenomenon, they don't come from the same assembly-line printing process as most of today's pop idols. Crafting a sound that split...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    David Dondero invented Conor Oberst. Well, that may be a slight overstatement, but it's no big secret that the poignant songwriting and uniquely emotive vocal style of the former were heavily influential on the latter. His work, however, stands up...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Jay Farrar has never been all that interested in experimentation. Hell, his desire to plow ahead, nose to the grindstone, was one of the contributing factors to the dissolution of Uncle Tupelo all those years ago. But his musical trajectory since ...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Dan Hicks is one of those artists you're pretty sure was never in it for the money. It's not that he doesn't take his craft seriously; it's just that his formula — a combination of just about everything under the sun — is a guarantee f...

  • 6 years ago | Music News

    With her 2009 release, I Can Wonder What You Did With Your Day, Julie Doiron continues the sonic arithmetic she began in 2007 with Woke Myself Up. Doiron joins forces once again with former Eric's Trip bandmate Rick White for an amalgam of the low...

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