Some of the songs of Jackleg Devotional to the Heart date back to 2005, but Chris Flemmons, the Baptist Generals' frontman, didn't like the way it was going, and so the album was essentially shelved. Flemmons then spent two and a half years getting involved in development politics in the band's home ... More >>
Update (11/10/11): While most press releases generally tend to be fairly rote and often times hyperbolic, the one we received about the forthcoming Bad Weather California record, which has Seth Olinsky rhapsodizing about first meeting and then later working with the band, was insightful, and ... More >>
As music critics -- and people who generally think about, talk about, listen to and make music -- the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to right now?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation. ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Open-mike jazz nights
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A New Mexico jazz trio makes smart music -- but you'll probably like it anyway.
How John Sinclair went from being a White Panther to a blues scholar.