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.
Tuesday, July 8 2014
The veritable Top 40 Country outsiders, Old Crow Medicine Show, are the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry. But does that really matter?
Wednesday, March 19 2014
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.
Friday, April 25 2014
The first great work to begin to address this tunnel of post-911 war, from which we will eventually emerge, is Robert Gates' Duty.
Tuesday, February 25 2014
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
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
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
Fairy tales, children's poems and nursery rhymes. Wild Child adds conflict to innocence.
Tuesday, February 18 2014
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
For this Valentine's Day let's just hold hands?
Wednesday, November 6 2013
Bassist and songwriter Chris Zasche of the wildly popular group the Head & the Heart speaks on the new record.
Tuesday, October 8 2013
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.