John Samson

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Ten musicians we'd like to see teach elementary school

    David Shankbone​ This weekend in New York City, Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth is evidently slated to give a lecture to kids between the ages of eight and twelve titled "A Dissertation on White Noise." This news got us to thinking: What other musicians would we like to see teaching our childre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Last Night: The Last Town Chorus and The Weakerthans @ Marquis Theater

    The Last Town Chorus and The Weakerthans Marquis Theater September 27, 2007 Better Than: Waiting in line at the DMV. Lead singer of the Last Town Chorus, Meghan Hickey, has a voice that is both sultry and seductive. Hickey's ability to handle her slide guitar is like watching the best flamenco gui ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 26, 2006

    A Sense of Understanding

    Someone Else's Life captures a feeling everyone has.

  • Music

    November 6, 2003

    The Weakerthans

    Reconstruction Site (Epitaph)

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    The Calm After the Storm

    The Weakerthans leave the noise, but not the idealism, of punk rock in their past.