Tag: Randall Stephens

Lenola

Music Reviews

Treat Me to Some Life (File 13). Review by Randall Stephens.

The No-No’s

Music Reviews

Portland scenesters the No-No’s have been at the indie-pop-punk wheel since t…

The Lilys

Music Reviews

Enfant terrible Kurt Heasley has gone through a number of musical inca…

Dressy Bessy

Music Reviews

Dressy Bessy have cranked out their share of buoyant and comely indie-pop thr…

Cinerama

Music Reviews

David Gedge, long famous as the frontman for the UK indie favorite the Weddin…

Mollie O’Brien

Music Reviews

Mollie O’Brien, a fixture in the bluegrass folk scene, presents 10 trademark …

Star Hustler

Music Reviews

Jason Hatfield’s group, Star Hustler, goes the trad-country route, with mando…

Red Carpet Ring

Interviews

One of the most interesting new labels on the indie pop scene is the New Hampshire-based Red Carpet Ring. Randall Stephens talked with label founder Paul Vittum to find out what’s new at the home of such bands as the Princeton Reverbs Colonial, My Place in Space, and Fablefactory.

Magnetic Fields

Interviews

Not only is Stephin Merritt one of the most revered songwriters around, he’s also one of the most prolific, with the massive three-disc 69 Love Songs and records from alter-egos the 6ths and the Future Bible Heroes out in just the last year. Randall Stephens caught up with Merritt in a rare moment between projects to try to catch up.

Birdie

Music Reviews

With connections to Dolly Mixture, St. Etienne, and Heavenly, Birdie emerges …

Ladytron

Music Reviews

It’s a safe bet that if a band has the word “tron” in its name, then you’re i…

Versus

Music Reviews

Hurrah is Versus’ first full-length on their new label, Merge Records….

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The Shootist

The Shootist

Screen Reviews

John Wayne’s final movie sees the cowboy actor go out on a high note, in The Shootist, one of his best performances.

HEALTH

HEALTH

Event Reviews

HEALTH continue their mission to make everyone love each other, bringing their RAT-BASED WARFARE TOUR to the Mile High City, where Steven Cruse gets to be a very lucky middle-aged industrial fanboy.