Sound Affects

September 2009

Mustache Mayhem with the Silent Comedy

Walking into the Silent Comedy show at San Diego’s Casbah on September 11th, you might have felt you’d stumbled onto the craft services


One Hit Wonder: Dionne Farris

After taking Arrested Development back to Tennessee, Dionne crafted a musical hit that still resonates today.


The End of CDs Is Nowhere in Sight

Music writers have tried to correlate the death of the CD with the release of the remastered albums from the Beatles. But as long as we like having a physical copy of a special album, hard copy formats will not disappear anytime soon.


The Modest Mouse Bluegrass Tribute

Bluegrass band Iron Horse created a Modest Mouse cover album with amazing results.


The Beatles - “Dear Prudence”

In belated recognition of the recent release of Beatles CD remasters, I thought I should briefly discuss my favorite Beatles song. “Dear Prudence” is the


New CDs This Week: Pearl Jam, Basement Jaxx, Guy Clark…

It’s a huge release week, one of the most packed of the year. Fall is indeed here in force. Pearl Jam self-releases, but partners


Discover: Isosceles…

In a recent PopMatters post, I highlighted the importance of the Glasgow music scene – and its historical relevance to the world of music. Like musical


Kanye West: No Sign He’ll Ever Learn Anything

The reaction to rapper Kanye West’s interruption of singer Taylor Swift’s MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech had snowballed in interesting ways. Even


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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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