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  • 8 years ago

    The morning after playing a party for his high school graduation, Josh "Reverend" Peyton woke up with severe pain in his hands. Doctors thought that Peyton, who had been playing guitar for five years, would never play again. "For almost two years,...

  • 11 years ago

    "Tonight I Have to Leave It," the opening track on the Shout Out Louds' latest release, Our Ill Wills, sounds like it could have been a B-side from the Cure's 1985 album The Head on the Door. The buoyant tune bears a striking resemblance to Robert...

  • 11 years ago

    What is it about these indie folksters using pseudonyms? Samuel Beam goes by Iron and Wine, and Will Oldham has recorded under Bonnie "Prince" Billy and various Palace monikers. Then there's Matthew Houck, who's been recording and performing as Ph...

  • 11 years ago

    John Doe has experienced a few scary things in his day. The former singer for seminal L.A. punk band X was once run off the road and went off a small cliff in Maui while in a rental van with his wife and kids. He also encounters a few rattlesnakes...


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