Two years ago, Gustav Estjes was ready to quit rock music.
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On October 7, 1955, five young poets read at an art gallery on Fillmore Street at an event that would change the face of American poetry. While... More >>
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"Hey, Andy, do me a favor. Move the phone away from the speaker, turn it down a little bit, and play it for me one more time."
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Deep inside a fortified bunker in the mountains near Arco, Idaho, the Black Crowes have convened to rehearse for their upcoming world tour.... More >>
In the spring of 1959, Ray Charles — 29 years old and hot off his chart-topping hit "What'd I Say" — recorded 12 covers backed by a... More >>
Next month's Midnight Boom is the third album from London duo the Kills, whose seedy, deconstructive blues have a sensual cool... More >>
Bluegrass music was born in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, but it has found a home away from home in San Francisco.
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