Back in the day when MTV actually played music videos and Rolling Stone magazine wasn't pocket-sized, a Southern California band named Lone Justice gave birth to a splendid hybrid of reckless alt-country rock.
It was 1985 when the band released their eponymous first album, which I still own on glorious vinyl. Fronted by the magnificently manic Maria McKee, who was heralded by esteemed…Continue
By now the dust has nearly settled on the stunning 2011 Decemberists album, The King Is Dead. A rootsy, Americana turn-around that surprised their indie-lit core fans who were used to longer, more abstract songs, The Decemberists’ new sound dropped at a key time when…Continue
Being from Seattle, Sasquatch is the music festival in my neck of the woods that I look forward to and attend each Memorial day weekend. If the great music isn't enough the gorgeous setting alone is worth a visit. (An interesting side note: Adam Zacks the creator and curator of Sasquatch is also the producer and co-curator of the No Depression music festival.)
Added by Scott Porad on May 28, 2009 at 8:30pm — No Comments