Steve Earle’s Blues by Lauren St. John

January 31, 2003 0

Hardcore Troubadour, Lauren St. John's new biography of singer-songwriter Steve Earle, derives both advantages and disadvantages from timing. In the U.S., the HarperCollins imprint Fourth Estate will publish the volume-here reviewed from that imprint's British […]

Offbeat: Collaborating With Jack Kerouac

January 31, 2003 0

by David Amram (Thunder Mouth Press) Jack Kerouac has been referred to as the leader of the Beat Generation, as scholars and writers have chosen to help perpetuate this myth. To the day he died, […]

The Donnas Invade Your Living Room

January 31, 2003 0

Far from an overnight success story, the band’s dedication has paid off and landed them in the right place at the right time. As mainstream audiences once again fulfill the cycle and turn their backs […]

Howie Day | Australia (Epic Records)

January 31, 2003 0

Day’s songwriting style is a compelling blend of slightly dark-toned music with lyrics that capture the emotional vulnerability of someone twice his age.  

Audioslave | Audioslave (Epic Records)

January 31, 2003 0

 Hailed by Spin magazine as the new millennium’s first true supergroup, Audioslave is a fusion of forces that have created a new sound with a comfortably familiar feel.  

A Honky-Tonk Virgin Story

January 1, 2003 0

Frederick’s Music Lounge is closing (supposedly) after tonight. The club is a fixture in St. Louis and has been for many years. Its owner, Fred Friction, is the kind of musical character that you cannot […]

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