11 Apr 2008

An Early History of R.E.M.

I know I’m posting an awful lot of R.E.M. stuff lately (and there’s more to come over the weekend – sorry), but in researching a post, I came across this fantastic three-part series on R.E.M.’s career as
8 Apr 2008

Desert Island Discs: Whatever – Aimee Mann

Year Released: 1993 Top chart position: #127 Poor Aimee Mann. She’s best known for being the lead singer of the one-hit wonder ’til tuesday. The group’s 1985 single, “Voices Carry,”was a haunting new-wave classic that is still
6 Apr 2008

My SXSW 2008 Artists, Part 3

The Quebe Sisters Band (“So Long To The Red River Valley”) – Who cares if they’re award-winning fiddlers? Like Alison Krauss, these sisters’ voices and not their fiddle playing attract my attention. The girls’ three-part harmony likens