Howard Hardee is a freelance writer based in Madison, Wisconsin. Originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, he has a BA in journalism and writes stories about music, outdoor adventures, politics, and the environment for alt-weeklies across the country. He is an aficionado of fine noises and has a theremin in his living room.
The long-running Atlanta garage-rockers transform themselves for an album of seedy country music and good-time rock 'n' roll designed for barroom sing-alongs.
1 year ago | Things To Do
The collaboration between Primus figurehead Les Claypool and Sean Lennon will be performing on the psychedelic music-oriented Jam Cruise, which departs from Miami on Tuesday, January 7.
1 year ago | Interviews
By the standards of two accomplished jazz players such as Glueckauf and Matthews, these are simple, bare-bones songs that are intended to be less heady and more primal than their previous work together.
The United States of the late 1990s was "so innocent" in the eyes of Third Eye Blind drummer Brad Hargreaves. China hadn't joined the World Trade Organization and begun its rise to economic superpower; Russia was still sorting through the rubble o...
Cursive frontman Tim Kasher says the 24-hour news cycle and a steady diet of surreal headlines are contaminating the stream of consciousness he calls upon when writing the emo and posthardcore group's music.
2 years ago | Concerts
Classics such as "Free Fallin'" and "Into the Great Wide Open" and "I Won't Back Down" are potently nostalgic, like childhood distilled into music.