• JJ Cale 1938-2013

    JJ Cale 1938-2013

    The songwriting community has lost a hidden icon. David Whited shows us the man behind the curtain.

  • Moniker Guitars

    Moniker Guitars

    Guitars have become quite affordable lately… and supremely boring. Ian Koss discovers a new alternative.

  • Slim Whitman (1923-2013)

    Slim Whitman (1923-2013)

    With Slim gone, we are defenseless against Mars. Charles DJ Deppner details all the other things we’ll miss.

  • 45 Grave: June 2013

    45 Grave: June 2013

    Matthew Moyer unveils the secrets of this month’s 45 Grave.

  • George Jones (1931-2013)

    George Jones (1931-2013)

    The greatest country singer of all, George Jones has died. James Mann says thank you.

  • Wanee Festival 2013

    Wanee Festival 2013

    Fast becoming one of the most popular festivals in the country, Wanee Music Festival once again brings a delightful mix of top-shelf talent to the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida, Thursday, April 18 through Saturday, April 20.

  • “Chicago” Bob Nelson, 1944-2013

    “Chicago” Bob Nelson, 1944-2013

    Chicago Bob Nelson passed away on January 18. James Mann recalls this legendary bluesman.

  • 45 Grave: November 2012

    45 Grave: November 2012

    45 Grave is a monthly column dedicated to a physical music medium that is way too fun to go quietly into digital limbo, no matter how long its author suffers from a turkey coma.

  • 45 Grave: October 2012

    45 Grave: October 2012

    45 Grave is a monthly column dedicated to a physical music medium that is way too fun to go quietly into digital limbo, no matter how eagerly cloud zombies want to fashion the coffin.

  • Joe South, 1940-2012

    Joe South, 1940-2012

    Legendary southern songwriter Joe South died Wednesday of heart failure. James Mann asks Dan Baird to recall “Hush.”

  • Ray Bradbury

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    American writer Ray Bradbury leaves Earth a significant legacy as one of the most influential writers of the latter 20th century. Matt Parish recollects the man and his work, and his personal interactions with Bradbury.

  • Doc Watson, 1923-2012

    Doc Watson, 1923-2012

    The world mourns the loss of a true musical master, Doc Watson.

  • Adam “MCA” Yauch: Old school memories and subsequent graduations

    Adam “MCA” Yauch: Old school memories and subsequent graduations

    Jared Campbell, in pressed button-up shirt and Ganesha tie, declares gratitude for MCA and the rest of the Beastie Boys.

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