Category: Music

The Notting Hillbillies 1

Saturday Spins: The Notting Hillbillies

What is so different about the Notting Hillbillies is that Mark Knopfler eschewed front man status, and opted for a more background role.

Descendents 1

Saturday Spins-travaganza: Descendents

I consider Descendents to be an integral part of my teenage years. I hope these guys keep making music well into their golden years.

ZZ Top's Tres Hombres 0

Saturday Spins: ZZ Top’s Tres Hombres

ZZ Top’s Tres Hombres is not only famous for the excellent jams…it also has an all-time hunger inducing gatefold spread

ZZ Top 6

ZZ Top and Me

Who was going to grab the stupid kid on the traffic signal island first? The military police or ZZ Top in a limo?

Michael Hedges 1

The Legend of Michael Hedges

It is hard to find a living professional acoustic guitarist that does not feel indebted to Michael Hedges in some way.

Kiss' Destroyer 4

Saturday Spins: Kiss’ Destroyer

Last week we all took a psychedelic journey back to the Summer of Love. Folks, this week’s LP is ready to rock your socks right off, though. I went to the Discogs randomizer to...

Arlo McKinley Die Midwestern 0

Saturday Spins: Arlo McKinley Die Midwestern

Arlo McKinley’s Die Midwestern is a solid and sublime LP. I am deeply appreciative of all the internet folks that yelled at me to listen to

John Henry 5

Songs About John Henry

It’s been a slow news week so come with me on a journey into American folklore to a story we all kn–wait, what’s this coming in through my earpiece? The President of the United...

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Ryan Adams Cleared by the FBI

While Adams still has the pall of being an asshole hanging over his head, none of those come with possible felonies attached.

Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett 1

Sunday Spins: Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett

Kurt Vile is one of America’s great underrated songwriters and Courtney Barnett has released a few really great records over the past half decade or so