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2010 Stories by Doug Davis

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  • Kurt Vile & The Violators, Purling Hiss, True Widow

    published November 18, 2010

    Kurt Vile is a sensational guitarist who spends considerable recording time crafting songs and sounds seemingly designed to obscure that... More >>

  • The Dresden Dolls Have Their Hands Full.

    published November 18, 2010

    Pianist/singer Amanda Palmer (or Amanda Fucking Palmer to her fans) is having a great fucking day. It's the Friday of Halloween... More >>

  • Joanna Newsom

    published November 4, 2010

    There is a group of musician elite, whose members stand out as totally different, clearly following a muse that is unseen and unheard by... More >>

  • Deerhunter's more than just another Bradford Cox outlet.

    published November 4, 2010

    Let's get to the heart of the matter up front: Is Deerhunter a band, or just another tool for the prolific songsmith Bradford Cox? "The... More >>

  • Jamie Lidell, Twin Shadow

    published September 23, 2010

    Jamie Lidell was in a period of laid-back bliss during the summer of 2009 when his friend Beck Hansen called. Seems Beck also had... More >>

  • Autolux Gets Back on Track

    published September 9, 2010

    Some artists are so good they get in their own way. And sometimes the world and events just conspire against them. Los Angeles-based... More >>

  • The Buzzcocks Talk Punk's Past and Future

    published June 10, 2010

    Truer words have perhaps never been spoken: "The road is still fun—although perhaps not as much fun as it seems over some drinks where... More >>

  • Jeff Beck

    published April 22, 2010

    There is no shortage of articles or opinions lauding the superb guitar playing skills of Jeff Beck. And deservedly so: He's part of what... More >>

  • Yann Tiersen

    published April 22, 2010

    One of the reasons that the movie Amelie was so engaging (besides the beguiling performance of Audrey Tatou) was the... More >>

  • Yeasayer? Or Mehsayer?

    published April 8, 2010

    Chris Keating is effusive, having just returned home to Brooklyn for a few days from a European tour. But he seems a little shocked when... More >>

  • Surfer Blood Sets The Record Straight

    published March 11, 2010

    It sounds like an aperitif on the menu for the finny diners that tend to hang out just beyond the white sandy beaches of South Florida. But,... More >>

  • John Prine, Jim Lauderdale

    published February 25, 2010

    I've always been a sucker for a good lyric. Friends and family know I'm prone to well up simply recalling some of the great songs that I've... More >>

  • New Addition

    published January 21, 2010

    Fact: Guitar legend Johnny Marr is not a vampire looking for youthful blood. He is not having a mid-life crisis. He's not even a... More >>

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