Lee Hazelwood

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Oliver Ackerman of A Place to Bury Strangers on the joys of creating Total Sonic Annihilation

    A Place to Bury Strangers makes the kind of guitar rock that doesn't just carry melody but is rather a palpable, elemental presence in the room. From early on, the act drew immediate comparisons to My Bloody Valentine, Jesus and Mary Chain, the Cure and Big Black, as critics searched for adequate an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    A comprehensive guide to Record Store Day 2012 activities

    Whoever says the music industry is dead obviously hasn't observed Record Store Day. While file sharing has certainly dampened CD sales -- removing the casual music listener from the economic equation -- a contingency of hardcore record geeks can still be found thumbing through the bins most weekends ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Emil Amos of Holy Sons on stint in Jandek, Lee Hazelwood and J. Mascis

    Eliza SohnEmil Amos of Holy Sons​ Emil Amos is part experimental rock musician and part philosopher poet. Amos is a champion of stripping away the layers of conditioning we accept as payment for being part of a mainstream society that demands obedience to arbitrary rules of identity and what ... More >>

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

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    December 30, 1999

    Judgment Day

    Backbeat contributors offer up their favorite recordings of 1999.

  • Music

    May 6, 1999

    Surf's Not Up

    The Ladybug Transistor steers clear of the beach.

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    July 31, 1997

    The Falling Ax

    Two Dollar Guitar's Tim Foljahn wants to bring you down.

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    July 11, 1996

    Dinosaur Johnson

    On his own, Mike Johnson sounds nothing like his main band, Dinosaur Jr.