Graham Parker

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Why Kevin Russell of Shinyribs Turned His Side Project to a Full-Time Job

    Sometimes when you make an expensive purchase you take on a second job to pay for it. So when Kevin Russell of the Gourds bought his family a new car in 2007, he looked for a way to make about $500 a month on the side. Instead of throwing newspapers, Russell started Shinyribs, a solo project that pl ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    Ring Cycle

    Like marriage, This Is 40 is long, aimless and worth it.

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Nick Lowe: "I Never Really Liked Punk Music, But I Like The Mischief That Was Caused By It."

    Nick Lowe is a peculiar variety of celebrity. His collaboration with Dave Edmunds in the band Rockpile brought UK chart success and a half-nod from the States in the mid-'70s, and his work recording and producing talent for Stiff Records lifted acts like The Damned into the spotlight. He's frequentl ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    Graham Parker

    Don't Tell Columbus (Bloodshot)

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Tom Freund

    Saturday, November 11, at Bend Studio

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Joe Strummer Revisited

    Two long-lost reissues shed light on a punk icon.

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Elizabeth McQueen and the Firebrands

    Happy Doing What We're Doing (Freedom Records)

  • Music

    December 16, 2004


    How It Ends (Cicero)

  • Music

    March 13, 2003

    Action, Jackson

    Joe Jackson got the band back together, after saying it would never happen

  • Music

    July 27, 2000

    Critics' Picks

    Duran Duran

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    Out There

    The best of Bloodshot Records

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    One more time

    With his new book and live CD, Joe Jackson fans can finally get what they want

  • Music

    June 24, 1999

    Graham Parker

    Caravan of Dreams
    Fort Worth

  • Music

    April 15, 1999

    The Dixie Chicks

    What's Not To Like?

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Glory Hallelujah

    After working the Picket Line, Kevin Russell and the Gourds finally make a record as good as they are

  • Music

    June 11, 1998

    Labour of love

    Nick Lowe, still the Jesus of Cool, ages gracefully-- and gratefully

  • Music

    November 20, 1997

    Schleppin' out

    Joe Jackson lugs the baggage of a onetime pop star into an ambitious middle age

  • Music

    August 29, 1996
  • Music

    May 9, 1996

    When the well runs dry

    The vitality stops, but the music just keeps on comin'

  • Music

    January 19, 1995

    A new Lowe

    The once and future Jesus of Cool reveals the beast in him

  • Music

    December 8, 1994

    Chestnuts and lumps of coal

    Bennett, Buttholes, and John Tesh--these are a few of our favorite, and least favorite, things