You wonder: What's that thrashing?
The sky is dark. The fields have gone silent. But there's a bonfire off in the distance, surrounded by vaguely human shapes and a furious funnel of sound -- acoustic axe, banjo, cello, upright bass, mouth organ.
This is the middle of nowhere and you've just s ... More >>
Many famous musicians have spent a day or three in jail for driving
drunk, holding drugs, or something really stupid. But only the select
few have spent a serious stretch of time in prison, which brings us to
David Allan Coe. The original country outlaw performs Friday at the Culture Room in Fort La ... More >>
The last thing the world needs is another rant by some snooty music scribe who actually believes he can peg the next Coldplay or validate some MySpace wannabe. Don't worry; yours truly doesn't make any such presumptions. You won't find any holier-than-thou prognostications here -- just good new soun ... More >>