Strumming her acoustic guitar
and dancing in place, Martha Wainwright delivered a wide ranging set of
material to an audience of faithful fans Friday night at Shank Hall. Touring
behind her recent album Come Home to Mama,
While he may not go out of his way to make the claim,
Clancy Carroll has been a key player in the local alternative scene since its
beginnings. In a sense, this CD documents Carroll’s personal history. Guitarists
Carroll and Gerard
In hindsight the musical landscape of the late ’80s
offered a landfill of new music. Radio, television, magazines and movies
smelled money. But with some digging you can always find gems. Witness
3onfire, formed in 1987 by Clancy
Before moving to Atlanta, Kevn Kinney fronted
the Prosecutors with bassist Doug Lavalliere and
the help of various drummers, including local legend James “Tess” Tessier. This
CD collects the band’s lone three-song 45, a demo and a loose, after-hours
take on “Are You Lonesome Tonight.” The real crackerjack
“If you come to a fork in the road, pick it up—you may need it later,”
explains musician Glenn Boren, whose
long and winding road brought him to the founding of Trophy Guitar Straps.
Today, Trophy’s recreated vintage straps...
Anyone who has even casually followed Giant Sand leader Howe Gelb's career has been rewarded handsomely. Orbiting around the foundation of desert-rock have been projects veering from collaborations with a gospel group in Canada and a flamenco...
Carole King is one of the few songwriters to make the leap from behind-the-scenes writer to successful recording artist. From the pre-Beatles era, penning hits for Bobby Vee and the Everly Brothers to her summit as a solo artist with the album...
<span>It's hard to believe, but 18 years have passed since Oasis led the Britpop revival. </span>The notoriously fickle U.K. music press makes a point to lionize and render obsolete artists on a weekly basis, yet for a run ...
Dave Raeck began his migration to Milwaukee from the wilds of Germantown when clubs like Zak's and The Palms ruled the scene. Too young to get into the venues, he spoke of his dad accompanying the rock'n'roll starved teen to shows...