Mississippi native and former lead-singer for the successful Squirrel Nut Zippers, Jimbo Mathus, shows his true southern self on his latest, excellent album, White Buffalo. While his old band brought attention back to Swing music for a while in the late 1990's, it's now tough to imagine Mathus ever ... More >>
Peter Calvin Did you ever hear about the night Bobby Patterson played with Golden Smog at South by Southwest? Goes a little like this. Ladies and gents, Mr. Bobby Patterson as performed by Golden Smog on April 18, 1996, at a place called Cat's Cradle in Idunnowhere, Someplace. It's courtesy Captain ... More >>
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