Besides being a stellar guitarist, Richard Thompson is a superb songwriter and one hell of a witty dude. Over the course of four decades, Thompson has evolved from an above average, British folk rocker to a legendary guitarist plying his craft across several genres.
Speaking from a tour stop in Ne ... More >>
From Mike Nesmith's T.J. Document in 1961While we wait for some return calls, and a council meeting, allow me to direct your attention to these two separate but quite related items. First off: A Friend of Unfair Park -- and long-ago Thomas Jefferson High School classmate -- points out that someon ... More >>
Last we heard, Midlake was back at work, writing some material for a follow-up to 2010's The Courage of Others, a disc that scored pretty much as highly as possible in Europe but gained little traction in the States. As intent as they may be on following up that release, though, it looks like the ... More >>
London's Johnny Flynn released his debut album, A Larum, in 2008 when he was just 24-years-old -- although you'd never guess it. Though credited as a release from Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit, that disc saw Flynn at the far and away front-and-center, his flair for traditional British folk music ... More >>