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Steve Earle
Guy
Apr 12, 2019 | by | No Comments | Read →

When Steve Earle’s sometimes-mentor and friend for decades, Guy Clark, left this world in 2016, Earle commemorated the passing with one of his...


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  • Dead Kennedys DK40
    Dead Kennedys
    DK40

    While the reunion of the Dead Kennedys without singer and figurehead Jello Biafra has perhaps sullied the band’s legacy, there is no denying that the band...

  • Sasami Rumba Cafe, Columbus, May 5
    Sasami
    Rumba Cafe, Columbus, May 5

    I’ve had the good fortune to see Philadelphia’s Empath twice in the last month. Of course there was the pedigree built-in that initially drew my attention....

  • Mac DeMarco Here Comes the Cowboy
    Mac DeMarco
    Here Comes the Cowboy

    Thanks to a special kind of charisma and an excellent run of early releases (Rock and Roll Night Club, 2, and Salad Days), Mac DeMarco became a titan in indie...

  • Aldous Harding Designer
    Aldous Harding
    Designer

    As she revealed on her breakthrough sophomore album, Party, Aldous Harding is an artist capable of shapeshifting not only track to track, but at times...


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Steve Earle
Guy
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