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Raymond E. Lee

A multiple university drop out Ray is probably still drunk, feverishly writing the Great American Novel on his laptop while squinting into the weak rays of the morning sun in an obscure country, happy his heart still beats if only to satisfy his legions of loyal followers.


Features

Wednesday, March 19 2014

SXSW's Little Sister: Savannah Stopover Music Festival

As far as festivals go SXSW is a lot like the high school cheerleader. Everyone either wants her or wants to be her. If this be true, then the Savannah Stopover Music Festival is her little sister. Younger, more modest, and increasingly harder to overlook.


Reviews

Tuesday, February 25 2014

'The Ballad of Barnabas Pierkiel' Is Kinda Like a Slavic Lake Woebegone

There ain't no party like a Slavic party, 1939. We get romance and moonshine in advance of the blitzkrieg in this humorous first novel.


Tuesday, January 14 2014

World's End Press: World's End Press

To your minimal knowledge of Aussie groups Wolfmother, Silver Chair and AC/DC add the little known but ambitious World's End Press.


Wednesday, January 8 2014

Words Are Sexy and So Are You, Dear Reader

It's amazing how some extraordinary people with so much talent and esthetic control could be so hopeless, not to mention helpless, concerning matters of the heart.


Tuesday, November 12 2013

Wild Child: The Runaround

Fairy tales, children's poems and nursery rhymes. Wild Child adds conflict to innocence.


Wednesday, October 23 2013

Dr. Dog: B-Room

With albums charting progressively higher and a touring schedule placing them in highly desirable stage slots at news-making national festivals, the time is ripe for Dr. Dog to break through to the mainstream, and B-Room is just the album to do it.


Blogs

Tuesday, February 18 2014

Wild Child - "Crazy Bird" (video)

If MTV makes you wanna smoke crack, check out Wild Child's "Crazy Bird" for a taste of what music video's could be.


Friday, February 14 2014

My Plastic Sun - "Couldn't Love You More" (video)

For this Valentine's Day let's just hold hands?


Wednesday, November 6 2013

The Head and the Heart: Let's Be Still

Bassist and songwriter Chris Zasche of the wildly popular group the Head & the Heart speaks on the new record.


Tuesday, October 8 2013

Escapism Meets Dark Fantasy in This Startling Debut

Royden Poole is having a very bad day. Strong armed into investigating a break-in, the theft of everything but a half million dollars in unmarked bills, two missing-persons cases and a shooting with no body, all he wants to do is go back to pretending to be dead.


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