For some reason, like the Craig Finn solo album, I'm kind of dreading this. Jack White's one of my generation's greatest, which is partly the reason I'm always worried about when he'll Clapton out. Without his cro Meg-non secret weapon on drums (well, drum, singular -- as in one at a time), he came ... More >>
There's more than a subtle reference to The Band in Maxim Ludwig & the Santa Fe Seven's lonesome folk ballad "To Be With Sweet Marie." The title alone is a reference to Dylan's "Absolutely Sweet Marie," and Ludwing sings his version with a dusty drawl. There's a lot of depth in this homage, f ... More >>
Broken Boy Soldiers
One-half of the Ruins is in search of a bassist; Portland's Man of the Year plans a nose-hooking.
"Cover to Cover"; Brian & Chris; "Haydn and the Gypsies"