A Conversation With The Connells

A Conversation With The Connells

“Average” has pretty much been standard operating procedure for the Connells over the past 36 years. Average dudes in average
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A Conversation With Steve Berlin (Los Lobos)

A Conversation With Steve Berlin (Los Lobos)

Native Sons (New West) is an atypical covers album from an atypical band. A diverse tribute to Los Lobos’ Angelino
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A Conversation With Jakob Dylan (The Wallflowers)

A Conversation With Jakob Dylan (The Wallflowers)

In 1997, when Bob Dylan was cheating death and threatening yet another comeback, his youngest son was making mainstream radio
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A Conversation With M.C. Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger)

A Conversation With M.C. Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger)

Quietly Blowing It (Merge) is Hiss Golden Messenger’s funkiest album to date. It also may be M.C. Taylor’s most joyful—which
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A Conversation With Gary Louris

A Conversation With Gary Louris

Hard to believe, but Jump For Joy (Sham) is just the second Gary Louris solo album in 25 years. At
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A Conversation With Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)

A Conversation With Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke)

Is there anyone red-hot Nashville producer Dave Cobb hasn’t produced? His latest in a long list of recent clients: Smyrna,
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A Conversation With "Sisters With Transistors" Director Lisa Rovner

A Conversation With “Sisters With Transistors” Director Lisa Rovner

Forbidden Planet is considered a science-fiction classic for many reasons. Not least because the 1956 movie’s groundbreaking electronic score by
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A Conversation With Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)

A Conversation With Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)

“I sometimes wonder if I’ll ever be home again,” Norman Blake sings on “Home,” the seven-minute opener to Teenage Fanclub’s
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A Conversation With Heather Baron-Gracie (Pale Waves)

A Conversation With Heather Baron-Gracie (Pale Waves)

Pale Waves make the kind of shimmery, challenging pop music that draws you in after one listen and that nails
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A Conversation With BAND-MAID

A Conversation With BAND-MAID

The best rock ‘n’ roll bands combine inventive songwriting, skillful playing and the understanding that, above all, rock ‘n’ roll
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A Conversation With Matthew Sweet

A Conversation With Matthew Sweet

It took Matthew Sweet 30 years and 15 studio albums to conjure the cojones to play lead guitar on record.
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A Conversation With Michael Astley-Brown (Maebe)

A Conversation With Michael Astley-Brown (Maebe)

You might not know it by looking at today’s pop charts, but instrumental rock music has a long and storied
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A Conversation With Chris Butler (Waitresses)

A Conversation With Chris Butler (Waitresses)

For a brief time in the early ’80s, tomorrow, to paraphrase the title of their debut album, was wonderful for
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A Conversation With Van Duren

A Conversation With Van Duren

If Big Star was one of rock history’s great oversights, it’s a bit easier to understand the plight of one
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A Conversation With Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies)

A Conversation With Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies)

Back in 2000, Barenaked Ladies’ Maroon was its own sort of panacea for America’s millennium blues. The Toronto quintet’s fifth
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A Conversation With Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus)

A Conversation With Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus)

Many bands have used 1960s garage punk as a jumping off point for their sound, but few have done so
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A Conversation With Joey Molland (Badfinger)

A Conversation With Joey Molland (Badfinger)

Joey Molland is the last one standing in Badfinger, a band whose horrific hard-luck story is one of rock’s great
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A Conversation With Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes)

A Conversation With Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes)

Dawes has been nothing if not consistent, releasing an album every two years (or less) since its 2009 debut. And
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