There's a case to be made that Alternative Country, or Alt-Country as it's more often called, hasn't ever really been a legit genre. One will be hard-pressed to get any of the artists lumped in with the moniker to claim it as their sonic home, and even the original journalistic voice of the hard-to- ... More >>
Ringing in your first week of May is a week of music that's as diverse as it gets. We've got everything from Rodriguez, the legendary musician and subject of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugarman, to the Dwarves, a group of disgusting punk badboys. Get a taste for them by watching cli ... More >>
Fifteen years ago this month, the Old 97's released their major label debut, Too Far to Care. Last week, frontman Rhett Miller released his latest solo record, The Dreamer. Darryl Smyers and Eric Grubbs sat down and talked about the legacy of Too Far to Care, and whether or not it's a bigger deal th ... More >>
Richard Buckner makes room in his pickup for indie-rock friends but not songwriters
The Slobberbone chronicles: An oral history
We say listen to Deadman, but what do we know? We're screwing up everything.
Gypsy Tea Room, August 14
Various artists (Birdman Records)
Centro-matic's second album is so good, it will break your heart
After working the Picket Line, Kevin Russell and the Gourds finally make a record as good as they are
Will Johnson's new adventures in lo-fi
Death of Rockadelic co-owner leaves a scene in the lurch
This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?
Slobberbone is the dumbest name for the best new band in town