Van Dyke Parks

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    October 16, 2008

    Department of Eagles

    In Ear Park (4AD)

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    July 31, 2008

    Wild Bill

    Frisell shows off in Cowtown

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    November 23, 2006

    Joanna Newsom

    Ys (Drag City)

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    June 29, 2006

    St.Vincent, The Theater Fire, Peter and the Wolf

    Thursday, June 29, at the Double Wide

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    June 15, 2006

    Half Lit

    Richard Swift takes a Novelist approach to the singer-songwriter genre

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    September 15, 2005

    Inara George

    Monday, September 19, at Trees

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    June 30, 2005

    Vic Chesnutt

    Thursday, June 30, at AllGood Café

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    November 4, 2004

    Matthew Sweet

    Living Things (Superdeformed/RCAM)

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    October 7, 2004

    Reason to Smile

    After battling mental illness and hit-or-miss records, Brian Wilson is back with a lost classic

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    September 16, 2004

    The Thrills

    Let's Bottle Bohemia (Virgin)

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    June 17, 2004

    Brian Wilson

    Gettin' in Over My Head (Rhino)

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    February 20, 2003

    The Minus 5

    Down with Wilco (Yep Roc)

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    August 15, 2002


    Diorama (Atlantic)

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    January 18, 2001

    Last of the Neon Cowboys

    Jason Ringenberg keeps one foot in the honky tonk, with or without the Scorchers

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    August 24, 2000

    Drink Deep

    Known as much for multiple sclerosis as for songwriting, Victoria Williams finds Water to Drink under the desert sun

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    December 16, 1999

    The forever frown

    More than 30 years later, Smile remains the subject of so much mystery

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    January 28, 1999

    Who's there?

    Smog's Bill Callahan opens up for the finest album of his career

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    December 24, 1998

    Listen up

    1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother

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    December 17, 1998

    Roasting Chesnutt

    No one loves Vic Chesnutt like Vic Chesnutt

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    December 10, 1998

    The music man

    Lenny Waronker is a rock-biz legend, but is that enough to make DreamWorks Records a success?

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    November 5, 1998

    Maybe he's doing it wrong

    But a new boxed set proves you can't keep Randy Newman down

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    July 16, 1998

    Brian Wilson, reconstructed

    For his first solo album in a decade, the Beach Boy recovers himself and his music...sort of

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    December 19, 1996

    In spite of his ignorance

    Van Dyke Parks, the eternal odd man out, finally comes out to play

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    July 4, 1996

    Who's that girl?

    Surprise! It's Syd Straw.

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    December 28, 1995

    Who gives a Hootie?

    Farewell to 1995, a year in music we'd rather forget

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    November 23, 1995