Richard Baimbridge


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  • 13 years ago

    A few months ago, on a Saturday night, I judged a Battle of the Bands, where the best rock groups from local private high schools competed for fame, glory and $500. "Shit, man," scoffed John Dufilho, riding next to me in the passenger seat. "If I'...

  • 20 years ago

    Tim Sanders must be going the wrong way. He's on the Dallas North Tollway, heading toward Frisco. Conventional wisdom tells us that anyone driving a van carrying music equipment, wearing dark sunglasses, and not still living with his mother should...

  • 20 years ago

    "South by Southwest is a little like Fantasy Island. It's a place where dreams come true." The lead singer-guitarist utters those words like a child, his voice so high it could touch the stars. He performs for a packed house, a few hundred early-m...

  • 20 years ago

    If Forest for the Trees had been recorded in 1997, it would surely spur interest, if only for its position at the musical intersection of the moment, pulling together such current themes as studio wizardry a la Beck, trip-hop, and Eastern sounds. ...

  • 20 years ago

    Conducting interviews over the telephone is always a difficult task--especially when you're relying on a scratchy overseas connection--but when the person on the other end of the line is Tim Gane, co-founder of Stereolab, the cracks and pops are s...

  • 20 years ago

    Peter Holmstrom is sitting cross-legged on top of a conference-room table, looking very much like the young Keith Richards he clearly aspires to be. A little touch of eye-liner darkens his visage, and chipped silver polish shines on his guitar-str...


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